Edgar Degas

The Rehearsal of the Ballet Onstage



Edgar Degas - The Rehearsal of the Ballet Onstage

Provenance

with Charles W. Deschamps, London, by 1876, sent to him by the artist before April 1876, sold to Hill
Captain Henry Hill, Brighton, by 1876-until died 1882
his estate, 1882-89
his estate sale, Christie's, London, 25 May 1889, nr. 29, to Sickert
Walter Richard Sickert, London, from 1889
given to Cobden-Sickert
his second wife, Ellen Cobden-Sickert, London, until 1902
left in the care of her sister, Mrs. T. Fisher-Unwin, by summer 1898
deposited by Cobden-Sickert on 4 January 1902 with Durand-Ruel, Paris, returned to her on 25 January 1902 in the care of Boussod, Valadon, sold on 31 January 1902 to Boussod, Valadon
with Boussod, Valadon & Cie, Paris, 1902, sold on 7 February 1902, to Havemeyer
Mr. and Mrs. H.O. Havemeyer, New York, 1902-his death 1907
Mrs. H.O. (Louisine W.) Havemeyer, New York, 1907-died 1929
her son, Horace Havemeyer, New York, 1929
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, H.O. Havemeyer Collection, Gift of Horace Havemeyer, 1929

External links

Metropolitan Museum of Art Accession number 29.160.26

Other works by Edgar Degas


Edgar Degas Self-portrait
Self-portrait
1855

Edgar Degas Madame Dietz-Monnin
Madame Dietz-Monnin
1879

Edgar Degas Henri Valpinçon in his Pushchair
Henri Valpinçon in his Pushchair
1870

Edgar Degas The Millinery Shop
The Millinery Shop
1879/86

Edgar Degas
The Rehearsal of the Ballet Onstage
c. 1874
54.3 x 73 cm
Oil colors freely mixed with turpentine, with traces of watercolor and pastel over pen-and-ink drawing on cream-colored wove paper, laid down on bristol board and mounted on canvas
Signed upper left: Degas
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
H.O. Havemeyer Collection, Gift of Horace Havemeyer, 1929