Edgar Degas

Two Dancers



Edgar Degas - Two Dancers



Edgar Degas
Two Dancers
c. 1879
63.8 x 48.9 cm
Charcoal and white chalk on green commercially coated wove paper
Signed lower left: Degas
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
H.O. Havemeyer Collection, Bequest of Mrs. H.O. Havemeyer, 1929


Provenance

?with Durand-Ruel, Paris, 1882, bought from the artist on 26 January 1882, sold on 31 August 1882, to Deschamps
?Charles W. Deschamps, London, 1882-90, sold on 30 June 1890, to Durand-Ruel
?with Durand-Ruel, Paris, 1890-93, sent on 29 November 1893 to Durand-Ruel, New York
?with Durand-Ruel, New York, 1893-94, sold on 16 January 1894 to Havemeyer
?Mr. and Mrs. H.O. Havemeyer, New York, 1894-his death 1907
Mrs. H.O. (Louisine W.) Havemeyer, New York, ?1907, definitely by 1922-died 1929
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, H.O. Havemeyer Collection, Bequest of Mrs. H.O. Havemeyer, 1929

External links

Metropolitan Museum of Art Accession number 29.100.189

Other works by Edgar Degas


Edgar Degas Female nude, sitting
Female nude, sitting

Edgar Degas Head of the Virgin after Solario's Virgin of the Green Cushion
Head of the Virgin after Solario's Virgin of the Green Cushion
c. 1857

Edgar Degas Studies of Nude Man, a Horse, and a Knee
Studies of Nude Man, a Horse, and a Knee
c. 1854

Edgar Degas Studies of Legs and Feet and of a Figure
Studies of Legs and Feet and of a Figure
c. 1854

Edgar Degas Study of One of the Thieves in Mantegna's Crucifixion
Study of One of the Thieves in Mantegna's Crucifixion
c. 1855