Three Women at the Races (Trois Femmes aux Courses)

Three Women at the Races (Trois Femmes aux Courses)

about 1885
Artist
Edgar Hilaire Degas, French, 1834-1917
Born: Paris, France
drawing
Pastel on paper
Anonymous Gift
1973.234
Edgar Degas
Three Women at the Races, (Trois femmes aux courses), about 1885. Pastel on paper; 27 x 27 in.
Denver Art Museum: Anonymous gift, 1973.234
Dimensions
image height: 27 in, 68.5800 cm; image width: 27 in, 68.5800 cm; frame height: 32 1/2 in, 82.5500 cm; frame width: 32 1/2 in, 82.5500 cm
Inscription
[lower left] Degas
Department
European and American Art Before 1900
Collection
European Painting and Sculpture before 1900
Known Provenance
In the sale Tableaux, Pastels et Dessins par Edgar Degas et provenant de son atelier at the Galerie Georges Petit, Paris, 1st sale, 6 to 9 May, 1918, lot n. 309 (illustrated). Collection Trotti, Paris. Purchased 12 March 1921 from the Galerie [?] Barbazanges by Durand-Ruel, New York (stock 4653); purchased 16 Oct. 1935 from Durand-Ruel, New York by John G. Lowe; gifted 1973 anonymously to the Denver Art Museum.
Exhibition History
  • "Degas at the Races"—National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C., 04/12/1998 - 07/12/1998
  • "Degas and America: The Early Collectors"—The Minneapolis Institute of Arts 06/21/2001 - 09/09/2001
  • "Degas: Classical and Modern"—Complesso del Vittoriano, 10/01/2004 - 02/07/2005
  • "Degas, Impressionism, and the Paris Millinery Trade"—St. Louis Art Museum, 02/12/2017 - 05/07/2017
  • "Degas: A Passion for Perfection"—Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge, 10/03/2017 - 01/04/2018
  • Denver Art Museum, 02/11/2018 - 05/20/2018