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Pastel on cream laid paper, pieced at bottom and right and laid down on board
Signed lower left: "Degas '85"
63.3 × 56.7 cm (24 15/16 × 22 3/8 in.)
Bequest of Loula D. Lasker
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Paul André Lemoisne, Degas et son Oeuvre (Paris, 1946), pp. 468-469, no. 817 (ill.).
John Maxon, The Art Institute of Chicago (New York, 1970), pp. 268 and 280 (ill.).
Fiorella Minervino and Franco Russoli, L’Opera Completa di Degas (Milan, 1970), no. 829, (ill.).
Sandra Grung, Supplement to Paintings in The Art Institute of Chicago: A Catalogue of the Picture Collection (Chicago, 1971), p. 28.
Harold Joachim and Sandra Haller Olsen, French Drawings and Sketchbooks of the Nineteenth Century 2 (Chicago, 1979), p. 42, no. 2F9.
Jean Sutherland Boggs, Degas (Chicago, 1996), pp. 50-51, 96 (ill.), and 110, pl. 25.
Jill DeVonyar and Richard Kendall, Degas and the Dance (New York, 2002), p. 182, pl. 203.
The Art Institute of Chicago, “Degas in The Art Institute of Chicago,” July 19-September 23, 1984, pp. 157-159, cat. 75 (ill.), cat. by Richard Brettell and Suzanne Folds McCullagh.
The Art Institute of Chicago, “Degas: At the Track, On the Stage”, July 1, 2015-February 26, 2016, no cat.
Jacques Dubourg (died 1981), Paris [Lemoisne 1946]. Bequeathed by Loula D. Lasker, New York, to the Art Institute, 1962.
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