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Horse with Saddle and Bridle

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French (Paris, France 1834 - 1917 Paris, France)
Horse with Saddle and Bridle, c. 1868-1870
Drawing
French
,
19th century
Black chalk on thin off-white wove paper
22.8 x 31 cm (9 x 12 3/16 in.)
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Bequest of Grenville L. Winthrop
, 1943.810
Provenance
Degas studio sale (part IV), Galerie Georges Petit, Paris, July 3, 1919, no. 209a; purchased at that sale by Reginald Davis; Scott and Fowles, New York; acquired from them by Grenville L. Winthrop, July 13, 1923 ($500); his bequest to the Fogg Art Museum, 1943.
Bibliography
Catalogue des tableaux, pastels et dessins par Edgar Degas et provenant de son atelier
4e vente, July 2-4, 1919
, auct. cat., Galerie Georges Petit (Paris, France, July 2 - July 4, 1919), no. 209a

Jakob Rosenberg, Great Draughtsmen from Pisanello to Picasso, Harvard University Press (Cambridge, MA, 1959), pp. xxiii, 105, and 114; pl. 216

Jean Sutherland Boggs, Drawings by Degas, exh. cat., City Art Museum of St. Louis (St. Louis, MO, 1966), p. 98

Jakob Rosenberg, Great Draughtsmen from Pisanello to Picasso [rev. ed.], Harper & and Row (New York, NY, 1974), pp. 143, 152; pl. 280

Clare Walker Leslie, Nature Drawing: A Tool for Learning, Prentice-Hall (Englewood Cliffs, NJ, 1980), fig. 3.13, p. 42; fig. 6.15, p. 110

Jean Sutherland Boggs, Degas at the Races, exh. cat., National Gallery of Art (Washington, D.C., 1998), p. 82, fig. 50

Stephan Wolohojian, Ingres, Burne-Jones, Whistler, Renoir... La Collection Grenville L. Winthrop, exh. cat., Musée des Beaux-Arts de Lyon and Réunion des Musées Nationaux (Paris, France, 2003), no. 24, repr.

Stephan Wolohojian, ed., A Private Passion: 19th-Century Paintings and Drawings from the Grenville L. Winthrop Collection, Harvard University, exh. cat., ed. Stephan Wolohojian The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Yale University Press (New York, NY, 2003), cat. no. 24, repr. (color)

Keith Powers, "Degas Vu", Cambridge Chronicle (October 20 2005), p. 17, p. 17, repr.

Marjorie B. Cohn and Jean Sutherland Boggs, Degas at Harvard, exh. cat., Harvard University Art Museums/Yale University Press (Cambridge MA / New Haven CT, 2005), cat. no. 27, fig. 22 (color), p. 39

Christopher Reed, "Mad for Degas", Harvard Magazine (July 2005 - August 2005), vol. 107, no. 6, pp. 40-45, pp. 44-45, ill.

Exhibition History
A Private Passion: 19th-Century Paintings and Drawings from the Grenville L. Winthrop Collection, Harvard University, National Gallery, London, 06/25/2003 - 09/14/2003, 24; Musée des Beaux-Arts de Lyon, Lyon, 03/15/2003 - 05/26/2003, 24; The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 10/23/2003 - 01/25/2004, 24
Degas at Harvard, Harvard University Art Museums, Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Cambridge, 08/01/2005 - 11/27/2005