verso Photo © President and Fellows of Harvard College
Identification and Creation
Object Number
1964.136
People
Hilaire-Germain-Edgar Degas, French (Paris, France 1834 - 1917 Paris, France)
Title
Study of a Horse from the Parthenon Frieze; verso: Three Drapery Studies from the Parthenon Frieze
Classification
Drawings
Work Type
drawing
Date
c. 1854
Culture
French
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/296945
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Prepared black chalk on off-white modern laid paper; verso: prepared black chalk
Dimensions
35.1 × 32.1 cm (13 13/16 × 12 5/8 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • watermark: MICHALLET
  • stamp: recto, l.l.: Atelier stamp [L. 657]
  • inscription: verso, l.r., graphite: "19" in a circle
Provenance
Le Bateau-Lavoir, Paris. Mrs. Bernard Helman, Cambridge, Gift to Fogg Art Museum, 1964. Gift in honor of Miss Agnes Mongan.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of Mrs. Bernard Helman in honor of Miss Agnes Mongan
Accession Year
1964
Object Number
1964.136
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Ingres and Degas: Two Classical Draughtsmen, exh. cat., Fogg Art Museum (Cambridge, MA, 1961), no. 10

Charles W. Millard, The Sculpture of Edgar Degas, Princeton University Press (Princeton NJ, 1976), fig. 67

Marjorie B. Cohn and Jean Sutherland Boggs, Degas at Harvard, exh. cat., Harvard University Art Museums/Yale University Press (Cambridge and New Haven, 2005), cat. no. 35, fig. 11 (recto; color), fig. 59 (verso), p. 30

Exhibition History

Ingres and Degas: Two Classical Draughtsmen, Fogg Art Museum, Cambridge, 04/24/1961 - 05/20/1961

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

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