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Study of a Draped Figure

Draftsman:
Edgar Degas (French, Paris 1834–1917 Paris)
Date:
1857–58
Medium:
Graphite heightened with white gouache, on beige laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 11 1/2 x 8 7/8 in. (29.2 x 22.5cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1975
Accession Number:
1975.5
Not on view
Verso: Copy after the head of Leonardo's Mona Lisa

Mlle Jeanne Fevre (French); Galerie Charpentier Fevre sale, Paris, June 12, 1934, no. 63, not repr., "Deux études d'après l'Antique. Figures et draperies." Sold for 600 francs.; Vendor: Adolphe Stein
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings Recently Acquired, 1972-75," 1975.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Degas in the Metropolitan," February 26, 1977–September 4, 1977.

Villa Medici. "Degas e l'Italia," December 1, 1984–February 10, 1985.

National Gallery of Canada. "Degas," June 16, 1988–August 28, 1988.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings and Prints: Selections from the Permanent Collection," August 21, 1995–November 26, 1995.

Museu de Arte de São Paulo. "Degas: o universo de um artista," May 17, 2006–August 20, 2006.

MMA 1988. 17
MMA 1977. 1
Degas e l'Italia. Exh. cat., Villa Medici. Rome, 1984, cat. no. 16, ill.

Jean Sutherland Boggs, Douglas Druick, Henri Loyrette, Michael Pantazzi, Gary Tinterow Degas. Ex. cat.: Paris, Ottawa, MMA, 1988-1989. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Réunion des Musées Nationaux, National Museums of Canada, New York and Ottawa, 1988-89, cat. no. 17, p. 75, ill.

Carol Armstrong, David Hockney A Degas Sketchbook. Los Angeles, 2000, fig. no. 6, p. 19, pp. 19-21, ill.



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