Edgar Degas

The Ballet from "Robert le Diable"



Edgar Degas - The Ballet from



Edgar Degas
The Ballet from "Robert le Diable"
1871
66 x 54.3 cm
Oil on canvas
Signed and dated lower right: Degas / 1872
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
H.O. Havemeyer Collection, Bequest of Mrs. H.O. Havemeyer, 1929


Provenance

with Durand-Ruel, Paris, 1872-74, bought from the artist in January 1872, sold on 5 or 6 March 1874, to Faure for Degas
the artist, Edgar Degas, Paris, 1874-85, sold on 20 August 1885, to Durand-Ruel
with Durand-Ruel, Paris, 1885, sold on 10 November 1885, to Rouart
Rouart, Paris, 1885, sold on 31 December 1885, Durand-Ruel
with Durand-Ruel, Paris, 1885-87, deposited with Robertson, 24 December 1885-11 January 1886, sold on 14 February 1887, to Faure
Jean-Baptiste Faure, Paris, 1887-94, sold on 31 March 1894, to Durand-Ruel
with Durand-Ruel, Paris, 1894, sold on 4 October 1894, to Durand-Ruel, New York
with Durand-Ruel, New York, 1894-98, sold on 14 February 1898, to Havemeyer
Mr. and Mrs. H.O. Havemeyer, New York, 1898-his death 1907
Mrs. H.O. (Louisine W.) Havemeyer, New York, 1907-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 29.100.552

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Edgar Degas Portrait of Joseph-Henri Altès
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1868

Edgar Degas Two Men
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Edgar Degas The Laundresses
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Edgar Degas Lady in Black
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