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

Woman Drying Her Hair

ca. 1902

Charcoal and pastel

sheet: 78.7 × 110 cm (31 × 43 5/16 in.)
Leonard C. Hanna, Jr., Class of 1913, Fund
1971.25
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
French
Period: 
19th century
Classification: 
Works on Paper - Drawings and Watercolors
Provenance: 

Atelier Degas (2e Vente, no. 147, repr.); Durand-Ruel, Paris; Thannhauser, Lucerne (Berlin); English collector (sale 29 May 1929, no. 27, repr.); Galerie Dru, Paris; George Viau, Paris (lere Vente 1942, no. 60, repr.); Dr. Fritz and Peter Nathan, Zürich.

Bibliography: 

Christine Poggi et al., French Drawings: Acquisitions 1970–1984, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1984), 86, no. 25.

Jennifer Gross, ed., Edgar Degas: Defining the Modernist Edge, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2003), 10, 60–64, no. 17, pl. 17.

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.