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Edgar Degas

Eugène Manet

Edgar Degas

Edgar Degas

Eugène Manet

Eugène Manet

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Edgar Degas

1834 - 1917

Eugène Manet


signed Degas (lower left)

oil on paper laid down on board

63 by 79.5cm., 24¾ by 31¼in.

Painted in 1874.

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Eugène Manet & Berthe Morisot, Paris (a gift from the artist)
Julie Rouart (née Manet; daughter of the above), Paris (by descent from the above and until at least 1960)
Private Collection, USA (acquired by 1970)
Sale: Christie's, New York, 19th May 1981, lot 308
Purchased at the above sale 
Paul Lafond, Degas, Paris, 1918, illustrated p. 32
Julius Meier-Graefe, Degas, Ein Beitrag zur Entwicklungsgeschichte der Modernen Malerei, Munich, 1920, illustrated p. 22 (as dating from 1873)
Camille Mauclair, Degas, Paris, 1937, illustrated pl. 42
Marguerite Rebatet, Degas, Paris, 1944, no. 28, illustrated n.p. (as dating from circa 1875)
Paul-André Lemoisne, Degas et son œuvre, Paris, 1946, vol. II, no. 339, illustrated p. 179 (catalogued as oil on canvas and with inverted dimensions)
Robert Rey, Degas, Paris, 1952, illustrated pl. 22 (catalogued as oil on canvas and with inverted dimensions)
Pierre Cabanne, Edgar Degas, Paris, 1957, no. 58, illustrated p. 111
Rosamonde Bernier, 'Dans la lumière impressionniste', in L'Oeil, May 1959, no. 53, illustrated p. 40
Agathe Rouart-Valéry, 'Degas in the Circle of Paul Valéry', in Art News, November 1960, vol. LIX, no. 7, illustrated pp. 38 & 62
Jean Sutherland Boggs, Portraits by Degas, Berkeley & Los Angeles, 1962, mentioned p. 93, note 18
'The Great Ones All Painted Us', in Life, 10th May 1963, illustrated in colour n.p.
Franco Russoli & Fiorella Minervino, L'Opera completa di Degas, Milan, 1970, no. 371, illustrated p. 104 (catalogued as oil on canvas and with inverted dimensions)
Paris, 11 rue de Peletier, La deuxième exposition des Impressionnistes, 1876, no. 38 (titled Portrait de Mr E. M...)
Paris, Musée de l'Orangerie, Degas, Portraitiste, Sculpteur, 1931, no. 60 (catalogued as oil on canvas, with inverted dimensions and as dating from circa 1875)
Venice, XX Esposizione Biennale Internazionale d'Arte, 1936, no. 12
Toronto, The Art Gallery of Toronto; Montreal, The Montreal Museum of Fine Arts; New York, The Metropolitan Museum of Art; Toledo, The Toledo Museum of Art; Washington, D.C., The Phillips Collection; San Francisco, California Palace of the Legion of Honor; Portland, Portland Art Museum & Minneapolis, Minneapolis Institute of Art, Berthe Morisot and her circle: Paintings from the Rouart Collection, Paris, 1952-53, no. 28, a detail illustrated in the catalogue (catalogued as oil on canvas)
Paris, Galerie Durand-Ruel, Edgar Degas, 1960, no. 13, illustrated in the catalogue (catalogued as oil on canvas and with inverted dimensions)
Paris, Musée Jacquemart-André, Berthe Morisot, 1961, no. 185 (titled Eugène Manet l'année de son mariage)
Washington, D.C., National Gallery of Art & San Francisco, The Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, M.H. de Young Memorial Museum, The New Painting, Impressionism: 1874-1886, 1986, no. 23, illustrated in colour in the catalogue (titled Portrait de Mr E. M... and catalogued as oil on canvas)
London, Thomas Gibson Fine Art, 19th & 20th Century Masters and Selected Old Masters, 1987, illustrated in colour in the catalogue (catalogued as oil on canvas)
Zurich, Kunsthaus Zürich & Tubingen, Kunsthalle Tübingen, Degas Portraits, 1994-95, no. 115, illustrated in colour in the catalogue (catalogued as oil on canvas)