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Title(s):

Head of Thérèse Degas, profile to L. Study of draped figure and a detail of drapery

Maker:

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

Category:

drawing

Name:

drawing

School/Style:

French

Production
Note:

Study on verso appears to be of a bare-footed monk, reading. It is probably a copy of a painting, but a virtual replica of it is in th collection of Maurice Exsteens, who suggests that the drawing is from a model.

Technique:

drawing

Material(s):

graphite; medium
chalk; medium, verso
whitening; medium, verso
paper; support; pinkish

Technique
Description:

recto: graphite verso: chalk with white highlights on pink washed paper

Dimension(s):

height, 285, mm
width, 236, mm

Acquisition:

bequeathed; 1978-02-08; Gow, A.S.F.

Provenance:

Guiot; Sir T.D. Barlow; A.S.F. Gow

Inscription(s):

; verso; stamp; (Degas' studio stamp)
; verso, middle left; Les plis de la robe / sont très tirés
; lower left; manteau

Exhibition(s):

Grey matters: Graphite. 2011-11-29 - 2012-03-11
Organiser: The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge (Cambs.), UK

Accession:

Object Number: PD.24-1978
(Paintings, Drawings and Prints)
(record id: 6280; input: 2000-05-24; modified: 2011-11-30)

(Picture Cabinet reference : 827265)

Permanent
Identifier:

http://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/6280





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