Woman Scratching Her Back

Woman Scratching Her Back

1881
Artist
Edgar Hilaire Degas, French, 1834-1917
Born: Paris, France
drawing
Pastel on paper
The T. Edward and Tullah Hanley Memorial Gift for the People of Denver and the area
1973.161
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

 

Dimensions
image 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
Department
European and American Art Before 1900
Collection
European Painting and Sculpture before 1900
Known Provenance
Collection 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 provenance@denverartmuseum.org, if you have questions, or if you have additional information to share with us.
Exhibition History
  • "Degas: Classical and Modern"—Complesso del Vittoriano, 10/01/2004 - 02/07/2005
  • "Degas: A Passion for Perfection"—Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge, 10/03/2017 - 01/04/2018
  • Denver Art Museum, 02/11/2018 - 05/20/2018