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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
Minneapolis Institute of Arts, 1953, no catalogue.
1955
Marion Koogler McNay Art Institute, San Antonio, TX, 1955, no catalogue.
1956
Prints by the French Impressionists from the Rosenwald Collection, NGA, 1956, no catalogue.
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
Fifteenth and Sixteenth Century Prints, University of Notre Dame Art Gallery, 1971, no catalogue.
1971
Fifteenth and Sixteenth Century Prints, University of Notre Dame Art Gallery, 1971, no catalogue.
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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