Sur la Scène (On Stage I)

Hilaire Germain Edgar Degas, French, 1834 - 1917

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Softground etching and drypoint on wove paper

Plate: 4 3/4 × 6 3/8 in. (12 × 16.2 cm)

Sheet: 6 1/4 × 9 5/8 in. (15.9 × 24.5 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Purchased through gifts from the Lathrop Fellows

2007.79

Geography/Culture

Europe, France

Period

19th century

Object Name

Print

Classification

Print

Not on view

Inscription

Signed, in plate, lower right: Degas; reverse, inscribed, in graphite, center right: L.D.33. Sur la Scène [indistinct] / 3e [e in superscript] état - 3e [e in superscript] planche; reverse, stamped, in red, ink, upper right: ATELIER / ED. DEGAS [Degas atelier stamp]

Course History

ARTH 7.2, Paris in the Nineteenth Century, Kristin O'Rourke, Winter 2015

WRIT 5, Poor Taste, William Boyer, Winter 2014

ARTH 7, Paris in the 19th Century, Kristin O'Rourke, Winter 2014

SART 31, SART 72, Painting II, Painting III, Jennifer Caine, Fall 2013

ARTH 7, Paris in the Nineteenth Century, Kristin O'Rourke, Spring 2013

ARTH 51, Realism, Impressionism, Post-Impressionism, Katie Hornstein, Fall 2012

ARTH 51, Realism, Impressionism, Post-Impressionism, Katie Hornstein, Fall 2012

Exhibition History

European Art at Dartmouth: Highlights from the Hood Museum of Art, Ivan Albright Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, August 30, 2008-March 8, 2009.

Degas in The Art Institute of Chicago, The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, July-September 1984, no. 31-3.

Publication History

T. Barton Thurber, European Art at Dartmouth: Highlights from the Hood Museum of Art, Hanover: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 2008, pp. 186-187, ill. p.186, no. 115.

Richard R. Bretell and Suzanne Folds McCullagh, Degas in the Art Institute of Chicago (Chicago and New York: 1984), p. 75, fig. 30/31/3.

Provenance

The estate of the artist [Vente de'estampes, no. 66]; Alice Adam, Ltd., Chicago, Illinois; Dr. and Mrs. Martin L. Gecht, Chicago, Illinois, by 1978; Pia Gallo Fine Old Master and Modern Prints, New York, New York; sold to present collection, 2007.

Catalogue Raisonne

Delteil (1906), Vol. 9: 33; Reed & Shapiro: 22; Adhémar, IFF (1953): 30

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