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

Study of an Arm

ca. 1895–1900

Brown pastel (counterproof) heightened with pink-white pastel on brownish tracing paper

sheet: 37.6 × 19.4 cm (14 13/16 × 7 5/8 in.)
Bequest of Enoch Vine Stoddard, B.A. 1905
1957.56.34
Geography: 
Made in France
Culture: 
French
Period: 
19th century
Classification: 
Works on Paper - Drawings and Watercolors
Provenance: 

Degas sale (L. 657); Durand-Ruel, Paris; Enoch Vine Stoddard, Waterford, CT

Bibliography: 

Jennifer Gross, ed., Edgar Degas: Defining the Modernist Edge, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2003), 10, 51–53, no. 14, pl. 14.

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