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The Bath

Artist:
Edgar Degas (French, Paris 1834–1917 Paris)
Date:
1895 or before
Medium:
Charcoal and pastel on heavy wove paper
Dimensions:
12 5/8 x 10 1/8 in. (32.1 x 25.7 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
H. O. Havemeyer Collection, Bequest of Mrs. H. O. Havemeyer, 1929
Accession Number:
29.100.186
Not on view
Signature: In charcoal, upper left: Degas
Donor: Louisine W. Havemeyer
The Grolier Club. "Prints, Drawings, and Bronzes: by Degas," January 26, 1922–February 28, 1922.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "The H.O. Havemeyer Collection," March 10, 1930–November 2, 1930.

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

The New York Studio School. "Bathers," October 13, 1998–November 16, 1998.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Small Bronzes," September 5, 2003–March 14, 2004, no catalogue.

National Gallery of Australia, Canberra. "Degas: The Uncontested Master," December 12, 2008–March 22, 2009.

Lemoisne 1406; MMA 1977. 53; Vente III.312
Catalogue de Tableaux Modernes, Aquarelles, Dessins & Pastels...En partie offerts par MM. les Artistes à Madame veuve P*** Sale cat. Hôtel Drouot, Paris, May 29, 1895, cat. no. 32, p. 7.

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Louise Burroughs "Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin" Degas in the Havemeyer Collection. 27, May 1932.

Paul-André Lemoisne Degas et son oeuvre. 4 vols + Suppl, Paris, 1946-1949, cat. no. 1406, p. 811, ill.

Paul-André Lemoisne P[aul]. A[ndré]. Lemoisne Degas et son œuvre. Galerie Brame P. Brame et C. M. de Hauke, [reprint 1984]. Paris, [1946–49].

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Fiorella Minervino L'opera completa di Degas. Rizzoli, Milan, 1970.

Frances Weitzenhoffer, University Microfilms International The Creation of the Havemeyer Collection, 1875-1900 [Ph.D. diss., CUNY, 1982]. PhD diss., 1982 p. 241f.

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Louisine W. Havemeyer, Susan Alyson Stein Sixteen to Sixty: Memoirs of a Collector. Ursus Press, 3rd ed. [1st ed. 1930, repr. 1961]. New York, 1993.

Alice Cooney Frelinghuysen, Gary Tinterow Splendid Legacy: The Havemeyer Collection. Exh. cat.: March 27-June 20. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1993, cat. no. 260, fig. no. 260, pp. 219,285,337-, ill.

Gretchen Wold, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Louisine and H. O. Havemeyer Splendid Legacy: The Havemeyer Collection. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1993.

Richard Kendall, National Gallery Degas, Beyond Impressionism. National Gallery Publications, London, 1996.

Jane Kinsman, Michael Pantazzi Degas: The Uncontested Master. Exh. cat. National Gallery of Australia, Reprinted and revised 2009. Canberra, 2008-2009, cat. no. 123, p. 234, ill.



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