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Femme à sa Toilette (La Cuvette): P.10-1978

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Current Location: In storage


Femme à sa Toilette (La Cuvette)
Translated as: Woman at her Toilet


Printmaker: Degas, Edgar




History note: Vente Degas (Estampes), 22-23 November 1918, No. 245; Maurice Exteens; Paul Brame; Lefèvre Gallery, purchased from them by A.S.F. Gow in 1960, £2000 (£1000 + monotype Les Illuminations + pastel portrait by J. Villon)

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Through the National Art Collections Fund

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1978-03) by Gow, A. S. F.


Circa 1880 CE - 1883 CE

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Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of India paper
Image Height 275 mm Width 309 mm
Sheet Height 287 mm Width 324 mm

Techniques used in production


Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: inscribed faintly

  • Text: 31 Monotype 1e [epr ?] [ ]
  • Location: Lower right
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Type: Edition

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Identification numbers

Accession number: P.10-1978
Primary reference Number: 1598
Adhémar/Cachin: 153
Janis: 177
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 24 April 2023 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

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Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Paintings, Drawings and Prints

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