Edgar Degas

The Dance Lesson



Edgar Degas - The Dance Lesson

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Edgar Degas - Violinist, Study for
Edgar Degas
Violinist, Study for "The Dance Lesson"
c. 1878-79

Provenance

Gustave Caillebotte, Paris, probably bought from the 4th Impressionist exhibition in 1879-until died 1894
deposited with Durand-Ruel, Paris, 29 January-30 November 1886, consigned by Durand-Ruel to the American Art Association, New York, 19 February-8 November 1886
bequeathed to Renoir
Pierre-Auguste Renoir, Paris, 1894-98
deposited with Durand-Ruel, Paris, 13 March 1894-13 May 1895, sold on 12 December 1898 to Durand-Ruel
with Durand-Ruel, Paris, 1898, sold on 31 December 1898 to Durand-Ruel, New York
with Durand-Ruel, New York, 1898-99, sold on 3 January 1899 to Havemeyer
Mr. and Mrs. H.O. Havemeyer, New York, 1899-his death 1907
Mrs. H.O. (Louisine W.) Havemeyer, New York, 1907-died 1929
her son, Horace Havemeyer, New York, from 1929
his daughter, Adaline Havemeyer Perkins, until 1971
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, H.O. Havemeyer Collection, Gift of Adaline Havemeyer Perkins, in memory of her father, Horace Havemeyer, 1971

External links

Metropolitan Museum of Art Accession number 1971.185

Other works by Edgar Degas


Edgar Degas Woman ironing
Woman ironing
1882

Edgar Degas Place de la Concorde
Place de la Concorde
1875

Edgar Degas The Rehearsal Onstage
The Rehearsal Onstage
c. 1874

Edgar Degas Girl in red
Girl in red
c. 1866

Edgar Degas
The Dance Lesson
c. 1879
64.5 x 56.2 cm
Pastel and black chalk on three pieces of wove paper, joined together
Signed upper right: Degas
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
H.O. Havemeyer Collection, Gift of Adaline Havemeyer Perkins, in memory of her father, Horace Havemeyer, 1971