Three Studies of a Dancer in Fourth Position

A work made of charcoal and pastel with stumping, and touches of brush and black wash, on grayish-tan laid paper with blue fibers, laid down on gray wove paper.
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  • A work made of charcoal and pastel with stumping, and touches of brush and black wash, on grayish-tan laid paper with blue fibers, laid down on gray wove paper.

Date:

1879/80

Artist:

Edgar Degas
French, 1834-1917

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Artist

Hilaire Germain Edgar Degas

Title

Three Studies of a Dancer in Fourth Position

Origin

France

Date

1879–1880

Medium

Charcoal and pastel with stumping, and touches of brush and black wash, on grayish-tan laid paper with blue fibers, laid down on gray wove paper

Inscriptions

Signed recto, lower left, in black pastel: "Degas"

Dimensions

480 × 616 mm

Credit Line

Bequest of Adele R. Levy

Reference Number

1962.703

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