Edgar Degas

Visit to a Museum



Edgar Degas - Visit to a Museum

Literature

Kathleen Adler, Erica E. Hirshler, H. Barbara Weinberg, Americans in Paris 1860-1900, New Haven, CT, 2006, fig. 1



Provenance

1st Degas atelier sale, Galerie Georges Petit, Paris, 6-8 May 1918, nr. 34, sold to Ambroise Vollard (born 1867 - died 1939), Durand-Ruel, Bernheim-Jeune, and Jacques Seligmann (born 1858 - died 1923), Paris, apparently for Seligmann
Seligmann sale, American Art Galleries, New York, 27 January 1921, nr. 36, to C.W. Kraushaar, New York, possibly for Henry D. Hughes, Philadelphia
7 February 1922, sold by Hughes to Durand-Ruel, New York
9 October 1929, sold by Durand-Ruel to Gertrude (Mrs. George Cabot) Lee (born 1879 - died 1971), Westwood, MA
from Mrs. Lee to her niece, Betty Bartlett McAndrew (born 1906 - died 1986) and John McAndrew (born 1904 - died 1978), Wellesley, MA
1969, gift of Mr. and Mrs. McAndrew to the MFA, accession date 10 April 1969

External links

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston Accession number 69.49

Other works by Edgar Degas


Edgar Degas Before the Race
Before the Race
1871-72

Edgar Degas Studio Interior with
Studio Interior with "The Steeplechase"
c. 1881

Edgar Degas Dancers on stage
Dancers on stage
c. 1900-05

Edgar Degas The millinery shop
The millinery shop
c. 1879-84

Edgar Degas
Visit to a Museum
c. 1879-90
91.8 x 68 cm
Oil on canvas
Stamped, lower left: degas
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John McAndrew