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Two Portrait Studies of a Man

Hilaire-Germain-Edgar Degas

French, 1834–1917

Two Portrait Studies of a Man

c. 1856–57

Medium Graphite with stumping with touches of white chalk on pink wove paper
Dimensions 17 1/2 x 11 3/8 in. (44.4 x 28.9 cm)
Object Number 1955.1393
Acquisition Acquired by Sterling and Francine Clark, 1939
Status Off View

Image Caption

Hilaire-Germain-Edgar Degas, Two Portrait Studies of a Man, c. 1856–57, Graphite with stumping with touches of white chalk on pink wove paper. The Clark Art Institute, 1955.1393.

Bibliography

Haverkamp-Begemann, Egbert, Standish D. Lawder, and Charles W. Talbot, Jr. Drawings from the Clark Art Institute: A Catalogue Raisonné of the Robert Sterling Clark Collection of European and American Drawings, Sixteenth Through Nineteenth Centuries, at the Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute, Williamstown. 2 volumes. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1964.

Provenance

The artist (d. 1917, fourth studio sale, Galerie Georges Petit, Paris, 2–4 July 1919 [L. 658], no. 67, ill.); [Durand-Ruel, New York, sold to Clark, 1939]; Robert Sterling Clark (1939–1955); Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute, 1955.

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