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Half-length nude girl, left arm uplifted: PD.35-1978

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Current Location: In storage


Half-length nude girl, left arm uplifted


Draughtsman: Degas, Edgar




History note: Degas Sale III, 7th-9th April 1919, Galerie G. Petit, Paris, no..247, Estimate: 300-380 Francs; with Redfern Gallery, 20 Cork St. London, October 5th 1949; bt. A.S.F. Gow (£400)

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1978-02-08) by Gow, A. S. F.

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Materials used in production

White chalk

Components of the work

Support composed of tracing paper Height 539 mm Width 388 mm

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Charcoal heightened with white on tracing paper

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: sale stamp

  • Text: Degas (L.658)
  • Location: Lower right
  • Method of creation: Stamp, red ink
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: (Degas studio stamp)
  • Location: Verso, old mount
  • Method of creation: Stamp, red ink
  • Text: 1182 / Pb 585
  • Location: On old mount
  • Method of creation: Blue chalk
  • Text: Degas
  • Location: On old mount
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: Pas deliate (?)
  • Location: On old mount
  • Method of creation: Brown chalk

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.35-1978
Primary reference Number: 6296
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 16 July 2021 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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