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The Engraver Joseph Tourny

Artist:
Edgar Degas (French, Paris 1834–1917 Paris)
Sitter:
Portrait of Joseph-Gabriel Tourny (French, 1817–1880)
Date:
1857
Medium:
Etching on laid paper; third printing with surface tone
Dimensions:
plate: 9 1/16 x 5 11/16 in. (23 x 14.4 cm) sheet: 18 15/16 x 13 13/16 in. (48.1 x 35.1 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1927
Accession Number:
27.5.5
Not on view
Le Graveur Joseph Tourny

Marcel-Louis Guérin (French, 1873–1948); Vendor: Knoedler and Co.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "The Private Collection of Edgar Degas, MMA," October 1, 1997–January 11, 1998.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Rembrandt and Degas: Two Young Artists," February 22, 2012–May 20, 2012.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings and Prints: Selections from the Permanent Collection," August 27, 2013–November 18, 2013.

New York. Museum of Modern Art. "Edgar Degas: A Strange New Beauty," March 26–July 24, 2016.

Reed and Shapiro 5 (third printing)
Jenny Reynaerts, Stella Versluis-Van Dongen "A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man: Edgar Degas Inspired by Rembrandt." The Rijksmuseum Bulletin. vol. 59, no. 2, 2011, pp. 111-113, ill. p. 113, fig. 10.



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