Edgar Degas

Dancers preparing for the ballet

Edgar Degas - Dancers preparing for the ballet

Literature
Paul-André Lemoisne, Degas et son oeuvre, Paris,, 1946-48 - nr 512


Provenance
Shipped by the artist to the art dealer, Charles W. Deschamps, London, around 15 May 1876
James Staats Forbes, London
sold to Goupil et Cie, Paris on 25 July 1891
sold to Potter Palmer (died 1902), Chicago on 18 September 1891
by descent in the Palmer family
given to the Art Institute, 1963

External links
Art Institute Chicago Accession number 1963.923

Other works by Edgar Degas

Edgar Degas - Scene of war in the middle ages
Scene of war in the middle ages
1863-65

Edgar Degas - Dancers Practicing at the Bar
Dancers Practicing at the Bar
1877

Edgar Degas - Combing the hair
Combing the hair
c. 1892-96

Edgar Degas - View of Saint-Valéry-sur-Somme
View of Saint-Valéry-sur-Somme
c. 1896-98

Edgar Degas
Dancers preparing for the ballet
c. 1872-76
73.5 x 59.5 cm
Oil
Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago