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Hilaire Germaine Edgar Degas

French (1834-1917)

Before the Race
c. 1882
Oil on panel
10 7/16 x 13 3/4 in. (26.5 x 34.9 cm)
Signed lower right: Degas
Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute, 1955.557

Provenance

  • [Bought from the artist by Durand-Ruel, Paris, Dec. 10-12, 1882 as Le départ; sold to Lerolle Jan. 10, 1883];   
  • Henri Lerolle, Paris (1883-d. 1929);   
  • Madeleine Lerolle, his widow, Paris (1929- until at least 1936);   
  • [Hector Brame, Paris, by 1937; sold to Durand-Ruel, June 3, 1937 as Chevaux de courses];   
  • [Durand-Ruel, New York, 1937-1939; sold to Clark, June 6 or 15, 1939];   
  • Robert Sterling Clark (1939-1955);   
  • Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute, 1955.

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