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Title:

Au Café

Maker:

Degas, Edgar; painter; French artist, 1834-1917

Category:

painting

Name:

painting

Date:

circa 1875 1877

School/Style:

French

Technique:

painting (image-making)

Material(s):

oil paint; medium
canvas; support

Technique
Description:

oil on canvas

Dimension(s):

height, 65.7, cm
width, 54.6, cm

Acquisition:

bequeathed; 1939; Hindley Smith, Frank

Provenance:

1st Atelier Degas sale, Paris, Galerie Georges Petit, 6-8 May 1918 (71), Estimate 12,000-14,000 Francs ?; with the Independent Gallery, London (P.M. Turner); coll. Oliver F. Brown; F. Hindley Smith, 1925

Inscription(s):

signature; lower right; Degas
stamp; verso; rubber stamp; Jerome...... (illegible)

Exhibition(s):

Treasures of Cambridge. 1959-03-17 - 1959-04-18
Organiser: Worshipful Company of Goldsmiths
Venue: Goldsmith's Hall, London?
Catalogue number: 48

Pictures of the French School of the last 100 years. 1922
Venue: Burlington Fine Arts Club, London
Catalogue number: 35

Loan Exhibition. 1925
Venue: Castle Museum and Art Gallery, Norwich
Catalogue number: 49

Opening Exhibition, Modern Foreign Galleries. 1926
Venue: Tate Gallery, London?
Catalogue number: 4

Painting of the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries. 1936
Venue: New Burlington Galleries, London?
Catalogue number: 67

Exposition Degas. 1976-09-23 - 1976-11-03
Venue: Tokyo, Seibu Museum of Art
Notes: reproduced, preface by François Daulte
Catalogue number: 17

Degas Portraits. 1994 - 1995
Venue: Kunsthaus, Zürich
Catalogue number: 130

Degas (1879). 1979-08-13 - 1979-09-30
Venue: National Gallery of Scotland, Edinburgh
Notes: p. 29, reproduced (monochrome), catalogued by Ronald Pickvance
Catalogue number: 40

Documentation:

Winter, Carl. 1958. The Fitzwilliam Museum, An Illustrated Survey.London: Trianon Pressp. 407
repruduced, pl. 104 (colour)

Winter, Carl. 1959. Treasures of Cambridge (Illustrations).London?:
pl. 44

, The Fitzwilliam Museum1982. Treasures of the Fitzwilliam Museum.Cambridge (Cambs.): Pevensey Pressp. 110

Lemoisne, Paul André. 1946-9. Degas et son oeuvre.Colmar, Paris: Arts et métiers graphiquesp. 257
vol. II, (1946), no. 467

1918. Catalogue of 1st Atelier Degas sale.p. 40
reproduced

Manson, J.B.. 1927. The Life and Work of Edgar Degas.
pl. 46 (in colour)

Baumann, Felix. Karabelnik, Marianne. 1994. Degas; portraits.Zürich: p. 348
cat. no. 130

Bronde, Norma. 1983. Edgar Degas.New York: p. 112

Pickvance, Ronald. 1979. Degas 1879.National Gallery of Scotland: p. 29
cat. no. 40, reproduced (monochrome); catalogued by Ronald Pickvance; exhibition catalogue

Goodison, J.W.. 1967. [Unknown; Illustrated London News; 1960].London:
Source Title: Illustrated London News II (1960)
p. 357
reproduced

Clayton, Hollis. Kendall, Richard. Pollock, Griselda. 1992. The Sexual Politics of Impressionist Illegibility.London?:
Source Title: Dealing with Degas()
p. 73
fig. 14, p. 74

Hamilton, Alan. Hill, Cherry. Degas in Edinburgh.London?:
Source Title: BP Shield International(1979)
p. 17
reproduced (colour)

Accession:

Object Number: 2387
(Paintings, Drawings and Prints)
(record id: 2600; input: 2000-02-29; modified: 2012-03-02)

(Picture Cabinet reference : 795049)

Related
Resource:

Education Resources - Factsheets (pdf)

Permanent
Identifier:

http://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/2600





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