The Road In The Forest
© President and Fellows of Harvard College
Identification and Creation
Object Number
M19786
People
Hilaire-Germain-Edgar Degas, French (Paris, France 1834 - 1917 Paris, France)
Title
The Road in the Forest
Other Titles
Original Language Title: La route dans la forêt
Classification
Prints
Work Type
print
Date
c. 1890-c. 1893
Culture
French
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Monotype
Technique
Monotype
Dimensions
sheet: 30 x 40 cm (11 13/16 x 15 3/4 in.)
Plate: 30 x 40 cm (11 13/16 x 15 3/4 in.)
Provenance
Maurice Exteens, 1958. [Paul Brame and César de Hauke, Paris]. Sir Robert Henry Edward Abdy, London, by descent; to Sir Valentine Robert Duff Abdy, Paris. [La Galerie de L’oeil, Paris]. [E.V. Thaw & Co., New York]. [R. M. Light and Co., Boston, 1968]. Philip and Frances Hofer, Boston; Frances Hofer bequest; to Fogg Art Museum, 1978.
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
Standard Reference Number
A. 195, J. 292
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Bequest of Frances L. Hofer
Object Number
M19786
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
Publication History

Jodi Hauptman, Degas: A Strange New Beauty, exh. cat., The Museum of Modern Art (New York, 2016), p. 184, cat. no. 130, repr. p. 184

Christine Temin, "Degas Show at Harvard gives Insight into Cuno", Chicago Tribune (September 4 2005)

Exhibition History

Degas at Harvard, Harvard University Art Museums, Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Cambridge, 08/01/2005 - 11/27/2005

Edgar Degas: A Strange New Beauty, Museum of Modern Art, New York, New York, 03/22/2016 - 07/24/2016

Subjects and Contexts

Collection Highlights

Google Art Project

Verification Level

3 - Good. Object is well described and information is vetted