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Russian Dancers

Artist:
Edgar Degas (French, Paris 1834–1917 Paris)
Date:
1899
Medium:
Charcoal and pastel, on tracing paper, mounted on cardboard
Dimensions:
24 3/4 x 25 1/2 in. (62.9 x 64.8 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Robert Lehman Collection, 1975
Accession Number:
1975.1.166
Not on view
Signature: Stamped in red ink (lower left): Degas [Lugt 658]
1st Degas studio sale, Galerie Georges Petit, Paris, May 6-8, 1918, no. 266 (as Ballet russe [trois danseuses]); bought by Danthon, Paris; M. and Mme Riché [?], Richer [?], or Richez [?], Paris; Monsieur R[Riché, Richer, or Richez]. Sale, Hôtel Drouot, Paris, March 17, 1938, no. 120 (as Ballet russe [trois danseuses]); Van Houten; Succession de Monsieur Van Houten sale, Hôtel Drouot, Paris, June 12, 1953c, no. 8 (as Ballets russes, trois dansueses); Untitled sale, Galerie Charpentier, Paris, June 15, 1954, no. 80 (as Trois Ballerines en costume russe, 1895); acquired by Robert Lehman, New York, 1954.
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