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Artist:Edgar Degas (French, Paris 1834–1917 Paris)
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)
Credit Line:Rogers Fund, 1918
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)
Sold Galerie Georges Petit, Paris (French),Sale 2, Dec.11-13,1918, no.237,repr2eme vente Degas, Paris, Dec. 11-13, 1918, no. 237, repr.
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