Fan: Dancers on the Stage

Fan: Dancers on the Stage
Artist:
Edgar Degas (French, 1834-1917)
Date:
c. 1879
Medium:
Pastel with ink and wash on paper 
Dimensions:
comp: 13-7/8 x 24-1/4 in. (35.2 x 61.6 cm); mount: 15-7/8 x 25-1/4 in. (40.3 x 64.1 cm) 
Credit Line:
Norton Simon Art Foundation 
Accession Number:
M.1978.27.P 
Copyright:
© Norton Simon Art Foundation 
Not on View
Description

Clearly influenced by Japanese art and fashion, the fan motif was adopted by many of the Impressionist painters. Degas' oeuvre includes twenty-five fans; many were completed in anticipation of the 1879 Indépendents exhibition, which had a room dedicated solely to fans. Ultimately, Degas had five fans in the exhibition.

Provenance:

[Martin & Camentron, Paris, sold for f. 1,500 on 12 January 1901 to];
[Durand-Ruel, Paris, stock no. 6190, sold for f. 10,000 on 20 May 1911 to];
Gustave Pellet, Paris, by inheritance to;
Maurice Exsteens, Paris, by 1933 – still in 1952.
Private collection, London.
(sale, London, Sotheby’s, 28 June 1972, lot 25d, as Danseuses sur la Scène);
[Galerie Beyeler, Basel, offered 19 July 1978 and subsequently sold 2 November 1978 to];
Norton Simon Art Foundation.

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