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|
Drawing > Two-dimensional object > Art object
|Location||This object is in storage|
Height 263 mm
Width 227 mm
|Accession number||MB 1976/T 19 (PK)|
|Credits||Uit de nalatenschap van / from the estate of: Vitale Bloch 1976|
|Department||Drawings & Prints|
|Creation date||in circa 1858-1860|
|Collector||Collector / Vitale Bloch|
Impressionisme: Een schone kijk (1992)
De Collectie Twee - wissel V, Prenten & Tekeningen (2009)
|Geographical origin||France > Western Europe > Europe|
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