After the Bath (Woman Drying Herself)
Hilaire-Germain-Edgar Degas, French, 1834 - 1917
Made in France, Europe Date:
Oil on canvasDimensions:
35 1/4 x 46 inches (89.5 x 116.8 cm)Curatorial Department:
European Painting before 1900, Johnson CollectionObject Location:
* Gallery 165, European Art 1850-1900, first floor (Eglin Gallery)Accession Number:
Purchased with funds from the estate of George D. Widener, 1980
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Second sale of the Degas atelier, Galeries Georges Petit, Paris, December 11-13, 1918, no. 17; purchased by Dr. Georges Viau (1855-1939), Paris; sale, Georges Viau estate, Hôtel Drouot, Paris, December 11, 1942, no. 94 (illus.). Hermann Lutjens, Zürich, by 1950 ; Mme H. Lutjens, Zürich, by 1959 ; with Galerie Feilchenfeldt, Zürich, by 1973 ; with Marianne Feilchenfeldt, Zürich, by 1979; sold to PMA, February 20, 1980.
1. J. Grenier, "The Revolution of Color," XXe siècle, vol. 22, no. 15, 1950, p. 14 (as "Coll. Mme H. Lutjens, Zurich").
2. Lent to the exhibition "De Géricault à Matisse: chefs-d'oeuvre français des collections suisses," Paris, Petit Palais, March-May 1959, no. 44
3. Lent to the exhibition "50 Jahre Kunsthandelsverband der Schweiz," Kunsthaus Zürich, September 15-November 11, 1973, no. 41 (from label on reverse).
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