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Madame Théodore Gobillard (Yves Morisot, 1838–1893)

Artist:
Edgar Degas (French, Paris 1834–1917 Paris)
Date:
1869
Medium:
Pastel on paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 18 7/8 x 11 13/16 in. (48 x 30cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Bequest of Joan Whitney Payson, 1975
Accession Number:
1976.201.8
Not on view
Signature: Lower right: 'Degas'
Berthe Morisot (French, Bourges 1841–1895 Paris); Mlle Paule Gobillard-Morisot; Jeanne Gobillard; Joan Whitney Payson New York; Donor: Joan Whitney Payson
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MMA 1988. 90; Lemoisne 1946, no. 214
Marie-Cornélie Morisot Letter. May 23, 1869 [published in Ref. Rouart 1957, p. 36].

Paul Lafond Degas. Librairie Floury H. Floury, 1, Paris, 1918, ill. p. 49.

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Agathe Rouart-Valéry "Art News" Degas in the Circle of Paul Valéry. 59, November 1960, p. 62, fig. 2.

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Henri Loyrette, Galeries Nationales du Grand Palais Galeries Nationales du Grand Palais, Paris Degas. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1988.

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. 90, pp. 152-153, ill.

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