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Identification and Creation
Object Number
Hilaire-Germain-Edgar Degas, French (Paris, France 1834 - 1917 Paris, France)
After Marcantonio Raimondi, Italian (Argini, Italy c. 1470 - c. 1527 Bologna, Italy ?)
Studies of Figures after "Judgment of Paris" and "Parnassus" by Marcantonio Raimondi
Work Type
c. 1853-1856
Persistent Link
Physical Descriptions
Brown ink on cream tracing paper
15.2 x 31.2 cm (6 x 12 5/16 in.)
Jeanne Fèvre (the artist's niece), by descent. Anonymous collection, gift; to Fogg Art Museum, 1956
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Anonymous Gift in memory of W. G. Russell Allen
Accession Year
Object Number
European and American Art
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Publication History

Ingres and Degas: Two Classical Draughtsmen, exh. cat., Fogg Art Museum (Cambridge, MA, 1961), no. 12

Theodore Reff, "Degas's Copies of Older Art", The Burlington Magazine (June 1963), CV, p. 241; fig. 1

Franco Russoli and Fiorella Minervino, L'opera completa di Degas, Rizzoli Editore (Milan, Italy, 1970), fig. 2

Ian Dunlop, Degas, Harper & Row (New York, NY, 1979), fig. 9, p. 18

C. Harrison, Modern Art and Modernism: Manet to Pollock, The Open University Press (Milton Keynes, England, 1983), plate II.20

Jean-Pierre Cuzin and Dominique Cordellier, Raphael et l'art français, exh. cat., Réunion des Musées Nationaux (Paris, 1983), no. 62, repr.

Christopher Lloyd and Richard Thomson, Impressionist Drawings, exh. cat., Phaidon Press (Oxford, England, 1986), p. 9, fig. 2

Egbert Haverkamp-Begemann and Carolyn Logan, Creative copies: interpretative drawings from Michelangelo to Picasso, exh. cat., The Drawing Center (New York, NY, 1988), no. 60, repr.

Bernard Denvir, Impressionism, the Painters and the Paintings, Studio Editions (London, England, 1991), fig. 75

David Bomford, Art in the Making: Degas, exh. cat., National Gallery Publications/Yale University Press (London and New Haven, 2004), p. 73, repr. fig. 66 (detail)

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. 32, fig. 61, p. 62

Ewa Lajer-Burcharth and Elizabeth M. Rudy, ed., Drawing: The Invention of a Modern Medium, exh. cat., Harvard Art Museums (Cambridge, 2017), pp. 50-51, 241-242, 287, repr. p. 242 as fig. 6

Exhibition History

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

Drawings by Degas, City Art Museum of St. Louis, St. Louis, 01/20/1967 - 02/26/1967; Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, 03/10/1967 - 04/30/1967; Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minneapolis, 05/16/1967 - 06/25/1967

Creative Copies: Master Drawings from Michelangelo to Picasso, Center for the Exhibition and Study of Drawing, New York, 04/09/1988 - 07/23/1988

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

Drawing: The Invention of a Modern Medium, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 01/21/2017 - 05/07/2017

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