Edgar Degas - Three Mounted Jockeys, about 1885-1888

Edgar Degas (Paris, 1834 - 1917, Paris)

Three Mounted Jockeys (Jockey à cheval), about 1885-1888

Black ink, white, flesh and rose washes, oil pigments on brown paper , 30.5 x 24 cm (12 x 9 7/16 in.)

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(Paris, 1834 - 1917, Paris)

Object details

Accession number

3.1.o.93

Primary Creator

Edgar Degas (Paris, 1834 - 1917, Paris)

Full title

Three Mounted Jockeys (Jockey à cheval)

Creation Date

about 1885-1888

Description

Stolen in 1990.

Provenance



Stolen in 1990.

Marks

Inscribed in pencil: P H 1944
Stamped in red ink (lower left): Degas

Dimensions

30.5 x 24 cm (12 x 9 7/16 in.)

Display Media

Black ink, white, flesh and rose washes, oil pigments on brown paper

Web Commentary

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Permanent Gallery Location

Short Gallery

Bibliography

Galerie Georges Petit. Catalogue des Tableaux, Pastels et Dessins par Edgar Degas et provenant de son atelier,... (Paris, 2-4 July 1919), p. 194, lot 229a.
Philip Hendy. Catalogue of Exhibited Paintings and Drawings (Boston, 1931), p. 125.
Gilbert Wendel Longstreet and Morris Carter. General Catalogue (Boston, 1935), p. 131.
Rollin van N. Hadley (ed.). Drawings: Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum (Boston, 1968), p. 43.

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Commentary

Isabella Stewart Gardner kept meticulous records of many of her acquisitions. In keeping with this legacy, object information is continually being reviewed, updated, and enriched in order to give greater access to the collection.