Prints and Drawings
Artist: Edgar Degas, French, 1834–1917

Pathway in a Field

1890

Pastel over monotype in oil colors

platemark: 30 x 39.5 cm (11 13/16 x 15 9/16 in.) framed: 49.53 x 59.06 x 4.13 cm (19 1/2 x 23 1/4 x 1 5/8 in.)
Katharine Ordway Fund
1985.34.1
Culture: 
French
Period: 
19th century
Classification: 
Works on Paper - Drawings and Watercolors
Status: 
By appointment
Provenance: 

Durand-Ruel, Paris Vente Paris, Hotel Drouet, 30.3.1938, No. 18; rep Percy Moore Turner, London, Sir Robert Abdy, London; Sale London, Sotheby, 19.6.1963, No. 7 rep Arthur Tooth, London; Mrs. J. Collier Hurley, Houston.

Bibliography: 

Jennifer Gross, ed., Edgar Degas: Defining the Modernist Edge, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2003), 10, 44–47, no. 12, pl. 12.

Jodi Hauptman, Degas: A Strange New Beauty, ed. David Frankel, exh. cat. (New York: Museum of Modern Art, 2016), 195, fig. 142.

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