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

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Other works by Edgar Degas

Edgar Degas - Wheatfield and green hill
Wheatfield and green hill
1892

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