Catalogue entry

Edgar Degas 1834-1917

N03390 Tête de Femme (Head of a Woman) c.1874

Inscribed 'Degas' t.l.
Oil on canvas, 12 5/8 x 10 1/2 (32 x 27)
Presented by Viscount D'Abernon and Lord Duveen 1919
Prov: 1st Degas sale, Petit, Paris, 6-8 May 1918, lot 15, repr.; bt. Stettiner for Viscount D'Abernon, 8,500 frs.; Viscount D'Abernon, London, and Lord Duveen, London, 1918
Lit: P.A. Lemoisne, Degas et son Oeuvre (Paris 1946), No.355, Vol.2, p.186, repr. p.187 (dated c.1874); Franco Russoli and Fiorella Minervino, L'Opera Completa di Degas (Milan 1970), No.373, p.104 repr.
Repr: J.B. Manson, The Life and Work of Edgar Degas (London 1927), pl.6

Published in:
Ronald Alley, Catalogue of the Tate Gallery's Collection of Modern Art other than Works by British Artists, Tate Gallery and Sotheby Parke-Bernet, London 1981, p.145, reproduced p.145