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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1956.10
People
Hilaire-Germain-Edgar Degas, French (Paris, France 1834 - 1917 Paris, France)
After Marcantonio Raimondi, Italian (Argini, Italy c. 1470 - c. 1527 Bologna, Italy ?)
Title
Studies of Figures after "Judgment of Paris" and "Parnassus" by Marcantonio Raimondi
Classification
Drawings
Work Type
drawing
Date
c. 1853-1856
Culture
French
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Brown ink on cream tracing paper
Dimensions
15.2 x 31.2 cm (6 x 12 5/16 in.)
Provenance
Jeanne Fèvre, by descent (niece of artist).
Anonymous Owner, Gift to Fogg Art Museum, 1956. Gift in memory of W.G. Russell Allen.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Anonymous Gift in memory of W. G. Russell Allen
Accession Year
1956
Object Number
1956.10
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Ingres and Degas: Two Classical Draughtsmen, exh. cat., Fogg Art Museum (Cambridge, MA, 1961), no. 12

Theodore Reff, "Degas's Copies of Older Art", The Burlington Magazine (June 1963), CV, p. 241; fig. 1

Franco Russoli and Fiorella Minervino, L'opera completa di Degas, Rizzoli Editore (Milan, Italy, 1970), fig. 2

Ian Dunlop, Degas, Harper & Row (New York, NY, 1979), fig. 9, p. 18

C. Harrison, Modern Art and Modernism: Manet to Pollock, The Open University Press (Milton Keynes, England, 1983), plate II.20

Jean-Pierre Cuzin and Dominique Cordellier, Raphael et l'art français, exh. cat., Réunion des Musées Nationaux (Paris, 1983), no. 62, repr.

Christopher Lloyd and Richard Thomson, Impressionist Drawings, exh. cat., Phaidon Press (Oxford, England, 1986), p. 9, fig. 2

Egbert Haverkamp-Begemann and Carolyn Logan, Creative copies: interpretative drawings from Michelangelo to Picasso, exh. cat., The Drawing Center (New York, NY, 1988), no. 60, repr.

Bernard Denvir, Impressionism, the Painters and the Paintings, Studio Editions (London, England, 1991), fig. 75

David Bomford, Art in the Making: Degas, exh. cat., National Gallery Publications/Yale University Press (London and New Haven, 2004), p. 73, repr. fig. 66 (detail)

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. 32, fig. 61, p. 62

Ewa Lajer-Burcharth and Elizabeth M. Rudy, ed., Drawing: The Invention of a Modern Medium, exh. cat., Harvard Art Museums (Cambridge, 2017), pp. 50-51, 241-242, 287, repr. p. 242 as fig. 6

Exhibition History

Ingres and Degas: Two Classical Draughtsmen, Fogg Art Museum, Cambridge, 04/24/1961 - 05/20/1961

Drawings by Degas, City Art Museum of St. Louis, St. Louis, 01/20/1967 - 02/26/1967; Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, 03/10/1967 - 04/30/1967; Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minneapolis, 05/16/1967 - 06/25/1967

Raphael et l'art français, Galeries nationales du Grand Palais, Paris, 11/15/1983 - 02/13/1984

Creative Copies: Master Drawings from Michelangelo to Picasso, Center for the Exhibition and Study of Drawing, New York, 04/09/1988 - 07/23/1988

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

Drawing: The Invention of a Modern Medium, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 01/21/2017 - 05/07/2017

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