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Portrait of Laure-Marguerite De Gas

Portrait of Laure-Marguerite De Gas

Edgar Degas (in circa 1858-1860)

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Degas was a member of a distinguished family and he portrayed many of his relatives. This is one of the preliminary studies for a portrait he painted of his sister Marguerite (1842-95), who was eight years his junior. She was a singer and married the architect Henri Fèvre, with whom she moved to Buenos Aires.

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Title Portrait of Laure-Marguerite De Gas
Material and technique Pencil and black chalk
Object type
Drawing > Two-dimensional object > Art object
Location This object is in storage
Dimensions Height 263 mm
Width 227 mm
Artists Draughtsman: Edgar Degas
Accession number MB 1976/T 19 (PK)
Credits Uit de nalatenschap van / from the estate of: Vitale Bloch 1976
Department Drawings & Prints
Acquisition date 1976
Creation date in circa 1858-1860
Collector Collector / Vitale Bloch
Internal exhibitions Impressionisme: Een schone kijk (1992)
De Collectie Twee - wissel V, Prenten & Tekeningen (2009)
Geographical origin France > Western Europe > Europe

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Edgar Degas

Parijs 1834 - Parijs 1917

Hilaire Germain Edgar Degas was admitted to the Ecole des Beaux-Arts of Paris in 1855. He took a number of study trips to Italy and initially painted mainly...

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