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Identification and Creation
Object Number
Hilaire-Germain-Edgar Degas, French (Paris, France 1834 - 1917 Paris, France)
The Road in the Forest
Other Titles
Original Language Title: La route dans la forêt
Work Type
Persistent Link
Physical Descriptions
Monotype in oil
sheet: 30 x 40 cm (11 13/16 x 15 3/4 in.)
Plate: 30 x 40 cm (11 13/16 x 15 3/4 in.)
Maurice Exteens, 1958. [Paul Brame and César de Hauke, Paris]. Sir Robert Henry Edward Abdy, London, by descent; to Sir Valentine Robert Duff Abdy, Paris. [La Galerie de L’oeil, Paris]. [E.V. Thaw & Co., New York]. [R. M. Light and Co., Boston, 1968]. Philip and Frances Hofer, Boston; Frances Hofer bequest; to Fogg Art Museum, 1978.
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
Standard Reference Number
Adhémar and Cachin 195, Janis 292
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Bequest of Frances L. Hofer
Object Number
European and American Art
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Publication History

Jean Adhémar and Françoise Cachin, Degas: The Complete Etchings, Lithographs, and Monotypes, Viking Press (New York, 1973), p. 280, cat. 195, repr.

Christine Temin, "Degas Show at Harvard gives Insight into Cuno", Chicago Tribune (September 4 2005)

Jodi Hauptman, Degas: A Strange New Beauty, exh. cat., The Museum of Modern Art (New York, 2016), p. 184, cat. no. 130, pl. 130

Sarah Lees and Richard R. Brettell, Innovative Impressions: Prints by Cassatt, Degas, and Pissarro, exh. cat., Philbrook Museum of Art (Tulsa, 2018), p. 83, fig. 93

Exhibition History

Degas at Harvard, Harvard University Art Museums, Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Cambridge, 08/01/2005 - 11/27/2005

Edgar Degas: A Strange New Beauty, Museum of Modern Art, New York, New York, 03/22/2016 - 07/24/2016

Subjects and Contexts

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Collection Highlights

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