Description & Technical information

The authenticity of this work has been confirmed by Galerie Brame & Lorenceau. 

This work was the study for an oil painting Chez la modiste today located at the Art Institute of Chicago. 

This original artwork by Edgar Degas is available for immediate purchase.

Date:  Executed circa 1885
Period:  late 19th century
Origin:  BRAFA
Medium: Charcoal and pastel on paper
Signature: Stamped lower left, Degas

Dimensions: 46 x 58.8 cm (18¹/₈ x 23¹/₈ inches)
Provenance: Galerie Georges Petit, Paris, Atelier Edgar Degas, 2nd sale 11-13 December 1918
Collection Hodier, Paris
André et Olga Wormser, Paris
Private collection, France, thence by descent
Literature: Paul-André Lemoisne, Degas et son oeuvre, vol. III, Paris, 1946, no. 835, p. 483 (illustrated)
Connaissance des Arts, May 1961
Categories: Paintings, Drawings & Prints