Artist Edgar Degas, French, 1834-1917
  • Mlle La La at the Circus Fernando
Date 1879
Medium black crayon on brown wove paper
Dimensions Sheet: 17 7/8 × 9 3/8 inches (45.4 × 23.8 cm)
Framed (former Newberry frame. Stored W020, 19, A): 25 inches × 17 7/16 inches × 1 5/16 inches (63.5 × 44.3 × 3.3 cm)
Credit Line Bequest of John S. Newberry
Accession Number 65.148
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Signed Signed, in red ink, lower left: Degas
Edgar Degas, fourth sale, no. 256b;
Galerie Georges Petit (Paris, France).
possibly Buchholz Gallery (New York, New York, USA).
Durand-Ruel (Paris, France);
until 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, fourth sale, no. 256b.

Reff, Theodore. "Works by Degas in the Detroit Institute of Arts." Bulletin of the DIA 53, 1, (1974): pp. 18, 37-38 (ill.).