Purchase, Maria DeWitt Jesup Fund, by exchange, 2007
Not on view
Inscription: Study by Neagle for a portrait of Saml B.Wylie D.D. (vice provost of the University of Pennsylvania – ) ordered by the Students of the Academical department of the University. The painting was hung up Feby 11th 1847 in the University building– Note. In the painting the back ground and hands etc were changed from this sketch.
Inscribed in the artist's hand, below the image: Study by Neagle for a portrait of Samuel B. Wylie
Descended in the artist's family to his son, Garrit Neagle;
Artist: Edgar Degas (French, Paris 1834–1917 Paris) Date: ca. 1874Medium: Oil colors freely mixed with turpentine, with traces of watercolor and pastel over pen-and-ink drawing on cream-colored wove paper, laid down on bristol board and mounted on canvasAccession: 29.160.26On view in:Gallery 816