Edgar Degas

The Dancing Class

Edgar Degas - The Dancing Class

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


Catalogues raisonnés
Paul-André Lemoisne, Degas et son oeuvre, Paris,, 1946-48, nr. 297

Collection catalogues
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


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 Promenade beside the Sea
Promenade beside the Sea
c. 1860

Edgar Degas Dancers, pink and green
Dancers, pink and green
c. 1885-95

Edgar Degas Sulking
c. 1870

Edgar Degas The Bellelli Family
The Bellelli Family

Edgar Degas Before the race
Before the race