Autumn Landscape (L'Estérel)

Autumn Landscape (L'Estérel)
Edgar Degas (French, 1834-1917)
Monotype in oil colors on heavy cream-colored laid paper 
plate: 11-13/16 x 15-3/4 in. (30 x 40 cm); sheet: 12-1/8 x 16-1/16 in. (30.8 x 40.8 cm) 
Credit Line:
Norton Simon Museum, Museum Purchase with funds donated by The B. Gerald Cantor Foundation 
Accession Number:
© Norton Simon Museum 
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This expressive, enigmatic image exemplifies Degas' statement to his friend Jeanniot: "A painting requires a little mystery, some vagueness, some fantasy. When you always make your meaning perfectly plain you end up boring people."


René de Gas (the artist’s brother).
Maurice Exsteens.
[Galerie Hector Brame, to];
[Cesar de Hauke, Paris, 1958].
Valentine Abdy, Paris.
[L’Oeil Galerie d’art, Paris, 1964].
[E. V. Thaw & Co., New York, 1964].
[Paul Kantor Gallery, Beverly Hills,1968].
Pasadena Art Museum;
Norton Simon Museum.

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