Woman Scratching Her Back
- Edgar Hilaire Degas, French, 1834-1917
- Born: Paris, France
Pastel on paper
The T. Edward and Tullah Hanley Memorial Gift for the People of Denver and the area
Edgar Degas, Woman Scratching Her Back, 1881. Pastel on paper; 24 3/16 x 24 5/8 x 2 1/8 in.
Denver Art Museum: The Edward & Tullah Hanley Memorial Gift for the People of Denver and the area, 1973.161
Dimensionsimage height: 15 7/8 in, 40.3225 cm; image width: 16 1/4 in, 41.2750 cm; frame height: 24 3/16 in, 61.4363 cm; frame width: 24 5/8 in, 62.5475 cm; frame depth: 2 1/8 in, 5.3975 cm
Inscription[upper left] Degas
DepartmentEuropean and American Art Before 1900
CollectionEuropean Painting and Sculpture before 1900
Known ProvenanceCollection Winkel et Magnussens, Copenhague??? Purchased 12 March 1921 from the Galerie [?] Barbazanges by Durand-Ruel, New York (stock 4647); purchased 7 March 1936 from Durand-Ruel, New York by Thomas Edward Hanley [1893-1969] ; gifted 1973 by Tullah Innes Hanley [d. 1992] to the Denver Art Museum. Provenance research is on-going at the Denver Art Museum and we will post information as it becomes available. Please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org, if you have questions, or if you have additional information to share with us.
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