Artist Edgar Degas, French, 1834-1917
Title
  • Dancer Adjusting Her Slipper
Date ca. 1879
Medium charcoal on tan paper
Dimensions Sheet: 11 7/8 × 8 7/8 inches (30.2 × 22.5 cm)
Framed: 21 1/8 × 17 1/8 × 15/16 inches (53.7 × 43.5 × 2.4 cm)
Credit Line Founders Society Purchase, Elizabeth, Allan and Warren Shelden Fund
Accession Number 67.273
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Marks Stamp, in red ink, lower right: degas
until 1919, Edgar Degas, sale, Galerie Georges Petit, Paris, April 1919, p. 117, no. 137a (Paris, France);
Richard Doetsch-Benziger (Basel, Switzerland);
Galerie Beyeler (Basel, Switzerland).
1967-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Galerie Georges Petit. Catalogue des tableaux, pastels et dessins par Edgar Degas... Paris, 1918, second sale, no. 137.1.

Reff, Theodore. "Works by Degas in the Detroit Institute of Arts." Bulletin of the DIA 53, 1 (1974): pp. 14, 36-37 (ill.).

Loyrette, Henri, ed. Degas à l'Opéra. Exh. cat., Musée d'Orsay and Grand Palais. Paris, 2019, p. 138, (ill.) cat. 121. [also an English ed.].