Edgar Degas - Study for the Programme, 1884

Edgar Degas (Paris, 1834 - 1917, Paris)

Study for the Programme de la soirée artistique du 15 juin 1884 (Galerie Ponsin), 1884

Black chalk on paper, 24.6 x 31.4 cm (9 11/16 x 12 3/8 in.)


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Stolen in 1990.


Estate of the artist.
Purchased by Isabella Stewart Gardner at auction from Galerie Georges Petit, Paris on 2-4 July 1919 for 660 francs for two drawings (3.1.o.97) through her agent Fernand Robert (Fourth sale, Atelier Edgar Degas, lot 258b).
Stolen in 1990.


Stamped in red ink (lower left): Degas


Galerie Georges Petit. Catalogue des Tableaux, Pastels et Dessins par Edgar Degas et provenant de son atelier,... (Paris, 2-4 July 1919), p. 222, lot 258b.
Philip Hendy. Catalogue of Exhibited Paintings and Drawings (Boston, 1931), p. 126.
Gilbert Wendel Longstreet and Morris Carter. General Catalogue (Boston, 1935), pp. 132-33.
Rollin van N. Hadley (ed.). Drawings: Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum (Boston, 1968), p. 66.
Barbara Stern Shapiro. "A Note on Two Degas Drawings." Fenway Court (1978), pp. 15-21, fig. 1.
Roy Perkinson. "Technical Note." Fenway Court (1978), pp. 22-23.

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