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Italian Woman

Artist:
Attributed to Edgar Degas (French, Paris 1834–1917 Paris)
Date:
ca. 1856–57
Medium:
Graphite and watercolor on laid paper
Dimensions:
sheet: 8 1/4 x 4 1/8 in. (21 x 10.5 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
The Walter H. and Leonore Annenberg Collection, Bequest of Walter H. Annenberg, 2002
Accession Number:
2003.20.5
Not on view
Inscription: Verso, indecipherable inscription in graphite. (See infrared photographs taken in Paper Conservation, April 2008, in paper files.)

Marking: Verso, stamped in red ink with the mark of the Degas atelier (Lugt 657) [although this drawing, specifically, is not listed in the posthumous sales of Degas's work]
Edgar Degas (French, Paris 1834–1917 Paris)(his estate sale 1917); Schustermann, ParisParis (until 1935); Galerie Wildenstein (France)(Purchased Sept 16, 1935); Wildenstein & Co., Inc. (New York)(sold March 28, 1951 to Haupt); Mr. and Mrs. Ira Haupt (American, New York); Enid Haupt (American)(by descent, from 1963 to 1983); Purchased by Walter H. and Leonore Annenbergfrom his sister in 1983; Donor: Walter H. and Leonore Annenberg
Wildenstein & Co., Inc. "French XIX Century Drawings, Wildenstein, 1947-48," December 1947-January 1948.

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.

Brame and Reff 1984, no. 10
Camille Mauclair Degas. Edited by André Gloeckner, New York, 1941, p. 23, ill.

Loan Exhibition of Degas. Ex. cat., 7 April-14 May. Wildenstein & Co., Inc., New York, 1949, cat. no. 3, p. 39, ill.

Philippe Brame, Theodore Reff Degas et son oeuvre: A Supplement. New York, 1984, cat. no. 10, fig. no. 10, pp. 10-11, ill.

Colin B. Bailey, Joseph J. Rishel, Mark Rosenthal Masterpieces of Impressionism & Post-Impressionism: The Annenberg Collection. Ex. cat. Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, 1989, pp. 12-13, 130-1, ill.

Susan Alyson Stein, Colin B. Bailey, Mark Rosenthal The Annenberg Collection: Masterpeices of Impressionism and Post-Impressionism. Asher Ethan Miller, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New Edition. New York, 2009, cat. no. 6, pp. 22-25 (ill., ill.



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