Edgar Degas

The Dance Class



Edgar Degas - The Dance Class

Literature

Paul-André Lemoisne, Degas et son oeuvre, Paris,, 1946-48, nr. 397
introduction by Gary Tinterow, Masterpieces of European Painting, 1800-1920, in The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York; New Haven, 2007, nr. 102


Provenance

Jean-Baptiste Faure, Paris (1874–98), received from the artist in November 1874, sold on February 19, 1898 to Durand-Ruel
with Durand-Ruel, Paris, 1898
transferred to Durand-Ruel, New York, March 16, 1898, sold 4 April, 1898 to Payne
Colonel Oliver H. Payne, New York (1898–d. 1917)
his nephew, Harry Payne Bingham, New York (1917–d. 1955)
his widow, Mrs. Harry Payne Bingham, New York (1955–d. 1986)

External links

Metropolitan Museum of Art Accession number 1987.47.1

Other works by Edgar Degas


Edgar Degas Group of Dancers
Group of Dancers
c. 1900

Edgar Degas The green dress
The green dress
c. 1897-1901

Edgar Degas The False Start
The False Start
1869-72

Edgar Degas Variation on Velazquez's Las Meninas
Variation on Velazquez's Las Meninas
1857-58

Edgar Degas
The Dance Class
1874
83.5 x 77.2 cm
Oil on canvas
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
Bequest of Mrs. Harry Payne Bingham