Artist Edgar Degas, French, 1834-1917
Title
  • Boussard the Photographer
Date 1872-1874
Medium Watercolor and gouache on paper
Dimensions Sheet: 11 1/2 × 7 3/4 inches (29.2 × 19.7 cm)
Framed: 19 × 15 × 1 3/4 inches (48.3 × 38.1 × 4.4 cm)
Credit Line Bequest of John S. Newberry
Accession Number 65.144
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Signed Signed, in red ink, lower right: Degas
Inscriptions Inscribed, in black ink, lower right Bounnard photographe
René de Gas, third sale, no. 366;
Collection Lucien Guirand (Paris, France);
1927, Otto Wertheimer;
1952-1965, John S. Newberry (Detroit, Michigan, USA);
1965-present, bequest to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Galerie Georges Petit. Catalogue des tableaux, pastels et dessins par Edgar Degas..., Paris, 1919, third sale, no. 366.

Lemoisne, P.A. Degas et son oeuvre. Paris, 1946, vol. II, no. 677.

Reff, Theodore. "Works by Degas in the Detroit Institute of Arts." Bulletin of the DIA 53, 1 (1974): p. 11 (ill.).