Edgar Degas

Self-portrait



Edgar Degas - Self-portrait



Edgar Degas
Self-portrait
c. 1854
40.6 x 34.3 cm
Oil on paper laid down on canvas
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
Bequest of Stephen C. Clark, 1960


Literature

Paul-André Lemoisne, Degas et son oeuvre, Paris,, 1946-48, nr. 12
introduction by Gary Tinterow, Masterpieces of European Painting, 1800-1920, in The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York; New Haven, 2007, nr. 96


Provenance

the artist, Paris, until died 1917
his brother, René de Gas, Paris, 1917–died 1926
his daughter, Odette de Gas and her husband, Rolland Wilhelm, called Roland Nepveu-Degas, Paris, 1926–her death 1932
Roland Nepveu-Degas, Paris, from 1932, presumably sold to Salz
with Sam Salz, New York, until 1950, sold on 20 April to Clark
Stephen C. Clark, New York, 1950–died 1960

External links

Metropolitan Museum of Art Accession number 61.101.6

Other works by Edgar Degas


Edgar Degas Portrait of Henri Michel-Lévy
Portrait of Henri Michel-Lévy
c. 1879

Edgar Degas Horses and Jockeys
Horses and Jockeys
1886-90

Edgar Degas The Collector of Prints
The Collector of Prints
1866

Edgar Degas Horses and Riders on a Road
Horses and Riders on a Road
1867-68

Edgar Degas Promenade beside the sea
Promenade beside the sea
c. 1860