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The Metropolitan Museum Journal, v. 4 (1971)
THE METROPOLITAN MUSEUM OF ART JOURNAL | VOLUME 4

"The Technical Aspects of Degas's Art"

Reff, Theodore
1971
26 pages
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Theodore Reff

Met Art in Publication

Sulking, Edgar Degas  French, Oil on canvas
Edgar Degas
ca. 1870
Woman Having Her Hair Combed, Edgar Degas  French, Pastel on light green wove paper, now discolored to warm gray, affixed to original pulpboard mount
Edgar Degas
ca. 1886–88
The Rehearsal Onstage, Edgar Degas  French, Pastel over brush-and-ink drawing on thin cream-colored wove paper, laid down on bristol board and mounted on canvas
Edgar Degas
ca. 1874
Dancers Practicing at the Barre, Edgar Degas  French, Mixed media on canvas
Edgar Degas
1877
Woman on a Sofa, Edgar Degas  French, Oil colors freely mixed with turpentine, with touches of pastel, over graphite underdrawing, on pink paper
Edgar Degas
1875
The Little Fourteen-Year-Old Dancer, Edgar Degas  French, Partially tinted bronze, cotton tarlatan, silk satin, and wood, French, Paris
Edgar Degas
1922 (cast), 2018 (tutu)
The Tub, Edgar Degas  French, Bronze, French
Edgar Degas
modeled 1888–89, cast 1920
The Apple Pickers, Edgar Degas  French, Bronze, French
Edgar Degas
modeled ca. 1881–83, cast 1920
The Rehearsal of the Ballet Onstage, Edgar Degas  French, 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 canvas
Edgar Degas
ca. 1874
Two Dancers in a Rehearsal Room, Edgar Degas  French, Aquatint, drypoint, and scraping on laid paper; only state
Edgar Degas
1877–78
Head of a Woman in Profile, Edgar Degas  French, Softground etching, aquatint, and drypoint on laid paper (unique impression)
Edgar Degas
1879–80
Mademoiselle Bécat at the Café des Ambassadeurs, Paris, Edgar Degas  French, Lithograph; only state
Edgar Degas
1877–78
The Fireside, Edgar Degas  French, Monotype in black ink on white heavy laid paper
Edgar Degas
ca. 1876–77
Leaving the Bath, Edgar Degas  French, Drypoint and aquatint on laid paper; twelfth state of twenty-two, or more states
Edgar Degas
1879–80

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