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EDGAR DEGAS (1834-1917)
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EDGAR DEGAS (1834-1917)\n\nDeux danseuses en jupes vertes, décor de paysage\n\nstamped with signature bottom left Degas (Lugt 658)--\noil on canvas\n55 x 31½ in. (140 x 80 cm.)\n\nPainted in 1895
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notes

There is a closely related pastel drawn in 1894 of the same subject (Lemoisne, op.cit., no. 1149; formerly coll. H.O. Havemeyer, New York).

title

EDGAR DEGAS (1834-1917)

medium

Oil on canvas

prelot

Property from a PRIVATE COLLECTION

New York

exhibited

Buffalo, Fine Arts Academy, Albright Art Gallery, June-Aug., 1928, no. 13 (titled, Two Dancer's in Green Skirts)

Bordeaux, Galerie des Beaux-Arts, La Peinture Française en Suède Hommage à Roslin et à Wertmüller, May-Sept., 1967, no. 44

New York, Hammer Galleries, 40th Anniversary Loan Exhibition, Masterworks of the XIXth and XXth Century, Nov.-Dec., 1968 (illustrated in color)

New York, Wildenstein & Co., Inc., Paris Cafés, Nov.-Dec., 1985, p. 79 (illustrated in color)

Ottowa, National Gallery of Canada, Degas, June-Aug., 1988,

pp. 514-515, no. 308 (illustrated in color). The exhibition traveled to New York, Metropolitan Museum of Art, Sept., 1988-Jan., 1989. New York, Nassau County Museum of Art, Long Island Collects, The Figure & Landscape, 1870's-1980's, Sept.-Dec., 1990, p. 102 (illustrated in color on catalogue cover and p. 43)

dimensions

55 x 31½ in. (140 x 80 cm.)

literature

P.A. Lemoisne, Degas et son oeuvre, Paris, 1946, vol. III,

p. 694, no. 1195 (illustrated)

provenance

The artist's studio; first sale, Galerie Georges Petit, Paris,

May 6, 1918, lot 100 (illustrated)

Louis Rouart, Paris

Jos Hessel, Paris

Durand-Ruel Galleries, New York (March 1921)

Orosdi, New York

Durand-Ruel Galleries, New York (April 1927)

Albright Art Gallery, Buffalo (Feb. 1928)

Matignon Art Galleries, New York (1942)

J.K. Thannhauser, New York

Hammer Galleries, New York


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