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Dancer

Artist:
Edgar Degas (French, Paris 1834–1917 Paris)
Date:
ca. 1880
Medium:
Pastel and charcoal on blue-gray wove paper
Dimensions:
sheet: 19 1/4 x 12 1/2 in. (48.9 x 31.8 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
The Walter H. and Leonore Annenberg Collection, Gift of Walter H. and Leonore Annenberg, 2001, Bequest of Walter H. Annenberg, 2002
Accession Number:
2001.202.2
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 821
Signature: in charcoal, lower right: Degas
Possibly prev. owned by, Galerie Durand-Ruel,Paris 1884; P. Paulin (French), Paris (possibly by 1884; until 1919); Antonio Santamarina, Buenos Aires (by 1930-74); his sale, Sotheby's, London4/2/74,no.17,£142,000 to M.Strauss 4 Annenberg; Walter H. and Leonore Annenberg,joint wt MMA 2001- d.2002; his bequest to MMA); Donor: Walter H. and Leonore Annenberg
Philadelphia Museum of Art. "Masterpieces of Impressionism and Post-Impressionism: The Annenberg Collection," May 21, 1989–September 17, 1989.

National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C. "Masterpieces of Impressionism and Post-Impressionism: The Annenberg Collection," May 6, 1990–August 5, 1990.

Los Angeles County Museum of Art. "Masterpieces of Impressionism and Post-Impressionism: The Annenberg Collection," August 16, 1990–November 15, 1990.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Masterpieces of Impressionism and Post-Impressionism: The Annenberg Collection," June 4, 1991–October 13, 1991.

Lemoisne 496
Paul Lafond Degas. vols. 1 and 2, Paris (H. Floury), 1918-19, fig. no. between pp. 22-2, Vol. II, p. 22, ill.

Paul-André Lemoisne Degas et son oeuvre. 4 vols + Suppl, Paris, 1946-1949, cat. no. 496, vol. 2, p. 274-, ill.

Fiorella Minervino L'opera completa di Degas. Milan, 1970, cat. no. 515, p. 110, ill.

Keith Roberts, Helen Langdon Degas. 2nd rev. ed. [ first published 1976]. Oxford, 1982, cat. no. 28, 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, under February 16, 1884, p. 379.

Gary Tinterow, Galeries Nationales du Grand Palais Galeries Nationales du Grand Palais, Paris Degas. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1988, p. 379 [possibly this work].

Colin B. Bailey, Henri Daussy, Walter H. and Leonore Annenberg "L'Oeil" La Collection Annenberg. nos. 408–9, July–August 1989.

Colin B. Bailey, Joseph J. Rishel, Mark Rosenthal Masterpieces of Impressionism & Post-Impressionism: The Annenberg Collection. Ex. cat. Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, 1989, cat. no. p. 45, fig. no. fig. 6.

Colin B. Bailey, Colin B. Bailey, Joseph J. Rishel, Mark Rosenthal, Walter H. and Leonore Annenberg, Philadelphia Museum of Art Masterpieces of Impressionism & Post-Impressionism: The Annenberg Collection. Philadelphia Museum of Art, 2nd rev. ed. [1st ed., 1989]. Philadelphia, 1991, ill. between pp. 22 and 23 (color).

Richard Kendall Degas and the Little Dancer. New Haven and Omaha, 1998, cat. no. 17, p. 177.

Richard Kendall, Douglas Druick, Arthur Beale Degas and the Little Dancer. Exh. cat., Joslyn Art Museum, February 7-May 3, 1998; Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute, May 30-September 8, 1998; Baltimore Museum of Art, October 4-January 3, 1999. New Haven and Omaha, 1998-1999, p. 177, n.17.

Carmen C. Bambach, Elizabeth E. Barker, Colta Ives, Michiel C. Plomp, Perrin Stein, Gary Tinterow "Recent Acquisitions, A Selection: 2000-2001." in The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, vol. 59, no. 2, Autumn 2001, pp. 42-3, ill.



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