- Identification and Creation
- Object Number
Hilaire-Germain-Edgar Degas, French (Paris, France 1834 - 1917 Paris, France)
- Horse with Saddle and Bridle
- Work Type
- c. 1868-1870
- Physical Descriptions
- Black chalk on thin off-white wove paper
- 22.8 x 31 cm (9 x 12 3/16 in.)
- 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.
- Acquisition and Rights
- Credit Line
- Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Bequest of Grenville L. Winthrop
- Accession Year
- Object Number
- European and American Art
- Publication History
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 & 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, ed., A Private Passion: 19th-Century Paintings and Drawings from the Grenville L. Winthrop Collection, Harvard University, exh. cat., The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Yale University Press (New York, NY, 2003), cat. no. 24, repr. (color)
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.
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
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
Christopher Reed, "Mad for Degas", Harvard Magazine (July 2005 - August 2005), vol. 107, no. 6, pp. 40-45, pp. 44-45, ill.
Keith Powers, "Degas Vu", Cambridge Chronicle (October 20 2005), p. 17, p. 17, repr.
- Exhibition History
- Subjects and Contexts
Google Art Project
- Verification Level
4 - Best. Object is extensively researched, well described and information is vetted