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Edgar Degas

Dancer Adjusting Her Slipper, 1873

Graphite heightened with black and white chalk on pink wove paper (now faded); squared for transfer

Sheet: 13 in. × 9 5/8 in. (33 × 24.4 cm) Framed: 21 × 16 in. (53.3 × 40.6 cm)

The H.O. Havemeyer Collection: Catalogue of Paintings, Prints, Sculpture and Objects of Art. Privately published, New York, 1931, p. 186. Walter Mehring European Drawings from the Collections of The Metropolitan Museum of Art: A Portfolio of Collotype Reproductions [Vol. 1: Italian Drawings; Vol. 2: Flemish, Dutch, German, Spanish, French, and British drawings; Vol. 3: "New Series": Italian, Flemish, Dutch, German, Spanish, French, and British drawings]. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 3 vols., New York, 1942–44, also N.S., no. 45., cat. no. 55 (vol.2), fig. no. 55, ill. Lillian Browse Degas Dancers. Studio Publications, New York, 1949, cat. no. 20, ill. Regina Shoolman, Charles E. Slatkin Six Centuries of French Master Drawings in America. Oxford University Press, New York, 1950, fig. no. pl. 105, p. 186, ill. René Huyghe Edgar-Hilaire-Germain Degas. Paris, 1953, cat. no. 31, ill. The H.O. Havemeyer Collection. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2nd edition. New York, 1958, cat. no. 131, p. 24. Jakob Rosenberg Great Draughtsmen from Pisanello to Picasso. Cambridge, MA, 1959, cat. no. 206, ill. Louisine W. Havemeyer Sixteen to Sixty, Memoirs of a Collector. New York, 1961, p. 252. Stephen Longstreet The Drawings of Degas. Los Angeles, 1964. Jean Sutherland Boggs Drawings by Degas. Exh. cat., City Art Museum of Saint Louis, Philadelphia Museum of Art, The Minneapolis Society of the Arts. 1967, cat. no. 71, pp. 114-116, ill. Treasures from the Metropolitan. Exh. cat., Inaugural Exhibition of the Indianapolis Museum of Art, Oct. 25, 1970 - Jan. 3, 1971. Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indianapolis, 1970, cat. no. 53, p. 76, ill. Profil du Metropolitan Museum of Art de New York, de Ramsès à Picasso. Exh. cat., May 15 - Sept. 1. Galerie des Beaux-Arts, Bordeaux, Bordeaux, 1981, cat. no. 146, ill. Frederick Malins Drawing Ideas of the Masters: Artists' techniques compared and contrasted. Phaidon Press, Oxford, 1981, reproduced on p. 54 and as frontispiece, cat. no. 45, p. 54, ill. George T. M. Shackelford Degas: The Dancers. Ex. cat. National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C., Washington, D.C., 1984, fig. no. 2.4, pp. 47-50, ill. Denys Sutton Edgar Degas: Life and Work. Rizzoli. New York, 1986, fig. no. 144, p. 168, ill. Jean Sutherland Boggs, Douglas Druick, Henri Loyrette, Michael Pantazzi, Gary Tinterow Degas. Ex. cat.: Paris, Ottawa, MMA, 1988-1989. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Réunion des Musées Nationaux, National Museums of Canada, New York and Ottawa, 1988-89, cat. no. 135, pp. 241-242, ill. Alice Cooney Frelinghuysen, Gary Tinterow Splendid Legacy: The Havemeyer Collection. Exh. cat.: March 27-June 20. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1993, cat. no. 206, pp. 42,212,286,3, ill. Jill DeVonyar, Richard Kendall Degas and the Dance. Exh. cat., Detroit Institute of Arts, October 20, 2002-January 12, 2003, Philadelphia Museum of Art, February 12-May 11, 2003. New York, 2002, fig. no. 227, p. 203, ill. Jane Kinsman, Michael Pantazzi Degas: The Uncontested Master. Exh. cat. National Gallery of Australia, Reprinted and revised 2009. Canberra, 2008-2009, cat. no. 58, p. 137, ill. Henri Loyrette Degas at the Opera. National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C., Musée d'Orsay, Washington, DC, 2019, fig. no. 25, p. 46, ill.