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Dancer in Her Dressing Room

Jean Louis Forain

French, 1852–1931

Dancer in Her Dressing Room

c. 1890

Medium Oil on panel
Dimensions 10 1/2 x 13 13/16 in. (26.7 x 35.1 cm) Frame: 14 9/16 x 17 15/16 x 1 3/4 in. (37 x 45.6 x 4.4 cm)
Object Number 1955.738
Acquisition Acquired by Sterling and Francine Clark, 1919
Status Off View

Image Caption

Jean Louis Forain, Dancer in Her Dressing Room, c. 1890, Oil on panel. The Clark Art Institute, 1955.738.


Lees, Sarah, ed. Nineteenth-Century European Paintings at the Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute. Williamstown, MA: Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute; New Haven and London: distributed by Yale University Press, 2012.


Sir George Alexander Drummond, Montreal (d. 1910, his sale, Christie’s, London, 26 June 1919, no. 36, as A Ballet Girl, sold to Knoedler); [Knoedler, London, sold to Clark, 30 June 1919, as A Ballet Girl]; Robert Sterling Clark (1919–55); Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute, 1955.