Edgar Degas

The Dancing Class



Edgar Degas - The Dancing Class

Literature

Paul-André Lemoisne, Degas et son oeuvre, Paris,, 1946-48, nr. 297
introduction by Gary Tinterow, Masterpieces of European Painting, 1800-1920, in The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York; New Haven, 2007, nr. 101

Michael Marrinan, Gustave Caillebotte, Los Angeles, California, 2016, fig. 23


Provenance

with Durand-Ruel, Paris, bought from the artist in January 1872, traded to Premsel
Premsel, ?Paris, 1872, traded to Durand-Ruel
with Durand-Ruel, Paris, 1872, traded on 6 February 1872 to Brandon
Jacques-Émile-Édouard Brandon, Paris, 1872–at least 1874
with Durand-Ruel, Paris and London, 1876
Captain Henry Hill, Brighton, from 1875 or 1876–died 1882
his estate, 1882–89
his estate sale, Christie's, London, 25 May 1889, nr. 26, to Wallis
with Wallis & Son, London, from 1889
Michel Manzi, Paris, until died 1915
his widow, Charlotte Manzi, Paris, 1915–16, sold on 5 December 1916 through Mary Cassatt to Havemeyer
Mrs. H.O. (Louisine W.) Havemeyer, New York, 1916–died 1929

External links

Metropolitan Museum of Art Accession number 29.100.184

Other works by Edgar Degas


Edgar Degas Combing the hair
Combing the hair
c. 1896-1900

Edgar Degas Sulking
Sulking
c. 1870

Edgar Degas Woman ironing
Woman ironing
c. 1892-95

Edgar Degas The promenade on horseback
The promenade on horseback
c. 1867

Edgar Degas
The Dancing Class
c. 1870
19.7 x 27 cm
Oil on panel
Signed lower right: Degas
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
H.O. Havemeyer Collection, Bequest of Mrs. H.O. Havemeyer, 1929