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Madame Loubens

Edgar Degas (French, Paris 1834–1917 Paris)

Date:
ca. 1869
Medium:
Charcoal and pastel with red, black, and white chalk over graphite on beige wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 9 3/8 x 8 1/16 in. (23.8 x 20.5cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1918
Accession Number:
19.51.4
  • Signatures, Inscriptions, and Markings

    Inscription: Lower right, in Degas's hand: Me Loubens; Verso, in blue chalk: Ph 1760

    Marking: Stamped in red ink, lower left: mark of Degas's estate sale (Lugt 658); stamped in ochre ink, lower center: mark of MMA; numbered in red ink, lower right (partially removed): 19.51.4
    Verso: stamped in red ink, lower right: mark of Degas atelier (Lugt 657)

  • Provenance

    Galerie Georges Petit, Paris,Sale 2, Dec.11-13,1918, no.237,repr2eme vente Degas, Paris, Dec. 11-13, 1918, no. 237, repr.

  • Exhibition History

    Musée du Louvre. "Dessins Français du Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, de David à Picasso," October 25, 1973–January 7, 1974.

    The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "The Private Collection of Edgar Degas, MMA," October 1, 1997–January 11, 1998.

    High Museum of Art. "Degas & America: The Early Collectors," February 28, 2001–May 27, 2001.

  • Catalogue Raisonné

    Lemoisne II.267;Degas Sale 2, 237.1

  • References

    Jean Sutherland Boggs Portraits by Degas. University of California Press, Berkeley, 1962.

    Richard R. Brettell, Richard R. Brettell, Suzanne Folds McCullagh, Art Institute of Chicago Degas in The Art Institute of Chicago. Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, 1984.

    Bryson Burroughs B[ryson]. B[urroughs]. "Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin" Drawings by Degas. 14, May 1919.

    Susan Alyson Stein, Edgar Degas, The Metropolitan Museum of Art The Private Collection of Edgar Degas. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1997.

    Paul-André Lemoisne P[aul]. A[ndré]. Lemoisne Degas et son œuvre. Galerie Brame P. Brame et C. M. de Hauke, [reprint 1984]. Paris, [1946–49].

    Fiorella Minervino L'opera completa di Degas. Rizzoli, Milan, 1970.

    Bryson Burroughs "Drawings by Degas." in The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, vol. 14, no. 5, New York, May 1919, p. 115.

    James Bolivar Manson The Life and Work of Edgar Degas. London, 1927, p. 49.

    Paul-André Lemoisne Degas et son oeuvre. 4 vols + Suppl, Paris, 1946-1949, cat. no. vol. 11, no. 267, ill.

    Jacques Fryszman "French Drawings from the Metropolitan Museum at the Louvre." in Burlington Magazine. vol. 115, no. 849, London, December 1973, p. 837.

    Jacob Bean, Linda Boyer Gillies, Cynthia Lambros, Roseline Bacou, Réunion des musées nationaux Dessins français du Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York de David à Picasso. 54th Exposition de Cabinet des Dessins Musée du Louvre, 25 October, 1973-7 January 1974. Paris, 1973, cat. no. 29, fig. no. 59, ill.

    Charles S. Moffett Degas in the Metropolitan. Ex. cat., February 26-September 4, 1977: a complete checklist of works by Degas in the Metropolitan Museum of Art. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1977, cat. no. 10.

    Ann Dumas, Colta Ives, Susan Alyson Stein, Gary Tinterow The Private Collection of Edgar Degas. Ex. cat. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1997, fig. no. 373, pp. 271, 283, 28, ill.

    Colta Ives, Susan Alyson Stein The Private Collection of Edgar Degas. A Summary Catalogue. Ex. cat. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1997, p. 128.



  • See also
333810

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