After the Bath


The artist (d. 1917, third studio sale, Galerie Georges Petit, Paris, 7–9 Apr. 1919 [L. 657 and L. 658], no. 327a, ill., as Femme nue s’essuyant, sold to Knoedler, Paris, as agent for Clark; Robert Sterling Clark (1919–55); Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute, 1955.

Hilaire-Germain-Edgar Degas

French, 1834–1917

After the Bath

c. 1891–92

Charcoal with stumping on beige wove paper

14 x 9 3/4 in. (35.5 x 24.8 cm)

Acquired by Sterling and Francine Clark, 1919




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.