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The Jet Earring

Artist:
Edgar Degas (French, Paris 1834–1917 Paris)
Date:
1876–77
Medium:
Monotype printed in black ink on white wove paper
Dimensions:
Plate: 3 1/4 x 2 3/4 in. (8.2 x 7 cm) Sheet: 7 1/16 x 5 3/16 in. (18 x 13.2 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Anonymous Gift, in memory of Francis Henry Taylor, 1959
Accession Number:
59.651
Not on view
Profil Perdu à la Boucle d'Oreille

Marking: stamped in black ink at lower right with collector's mark of Marcel Guérin (Lugt Suppl 1872b); stamped in red ink at lower right with mark of the Degas atelier (Lugt 657)
Edgar Degas (French, Paris 1834–1917 Paris)(Atelier Sale 1918, no. 281); Marcel-Louis Guérin (French, 1873–1948); Maurice Loncle (French)(according to Helmut Wallach)
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "The Private Collection of Edgar Degas, MMA," October 1, 1997–January 11, 1998.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Impressionism, Fashion, and Modernity," February 26, 2013–May 27, 2013.

Art Institute of Chicago. "Impressionism, Fashion, and Modernity," June 26, 2013–September 22, 2013.

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

Janis 56/243; Adhémar/Cachin 39
Eugenia Parry Janis Degas Monotypes. Ex. cat. Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1968, cat. no. 56, ill.

Sue Welsh Reed, Eugenia Parry Janis, Barbara Stern Shapiro, David W. Kiehl, Colta Ives, Michael Mazur The Painterly Print: Monotypes from the Seventeenth to the Twentieth Century. Ex. cat. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1980, cat. no. 28, p. 107, ill.

Colta Ives "French Prints in the Era of Impressionism and Symbolism." in The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1988 (Summer), p. 15, 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. 151, p. 261, ill.

Impressionism, Fashion, and Modernity. Exh. cat., Musée d'Orsay, Paris, September 25, 2012-January 20, 2013, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, February 26-May 27, 2013, Art Institute of Chicago, June 26-September 22, 2013. Gloria Groom, New Haven, CT, 2012, cat. no. 117, ill. pp. 230, 290 (New York and Chicago only).



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