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Inscription

lower right, on sheet, in margin outside of plate: Degas [blue-grey signature stamp (Lugt 658)]; on sheet verso, lower left, in graphite: 26941 [encircled]

Marks and Labels

lower right, on mount: [red atelier stamp (Lugt 657)]

Provenance

Carlton Lake [1915-2006]; (his sale, by Parke-Bernet Galleries, New York, 28 January 1948, no. 17); purchased by Lessing J. Rosenwald [1891-1979]; gift to NGA, 1948.

Exhibition History
1953
Monotypes by French and American Impressionists, Minneapolis Institute of Arts, 1953.
1955
Marion Koogler McNay Art Institute, San Antonio, TX, 1955, no catalogue.
1955
Monotypes, Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University, Middletown, CT, 1955.
1956
Prints by the French Impressionists from the Rosenwald Collection, NGA, 1956, no catalogue.
1960
Loan exhibition of Degas for the benefit of the Citizen's Committee for Children of New York, Inc., Wildenstein and Co., New York, 1960, no. 102.
1965
Dedicatory Art Exhibition for the William Cooper Procter Art Center, Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY, 1965, no. 25.
1966
Drawings from the Collection of the National Gallery of Art, NGA, 1966, no catalogue.
1968
Degas Monotypes, Fogg Art Museum, Cambridge, 1968, no.50, repro.
1971
An Impressionist View on Paper - from the Lessing Rosenwald Collection of the National Gallery, Washington, D.C, Art Gallery at the University of Notre Dame, 1971, no. 12.
1979
Degas, 1879, National Gallery of Scotland, Edinburgh, 1979.
2008
The Dancer: Degas, Forain, and Toulouse-Lautrec, Portland Art Museum, Oregon, 2008, plate 150.
2011
Impressionist and Post-Impressionist Masterpieces from the National Gallery of Art, The National Art Center, Tokyo, Tokyo; Kyoto Municipal Museum of Art, Kyoto, 2011, unnumbered catalogue.
Bibliography
1968
Janis, Eugenia Parry, compiler. Degas Monotypes; essay, catalogue, and checklist. Cambridge: Fogg Art Museum, 1968.
2008
Dixon, Annette, et al. The Dancer: Degas, Forain, and Toulouse-Lautrec. Exh. cat. Portland (Oregon) Museum of Art. Portland, 2008: fig. 150.
2010
Jones, Kimberly A. Impressionist and Post-Impressionist Masterpieces from the National Gallery of Art. Washington, DC: National Gallery of Art, 2010.
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