Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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Classical Figures
  • Edgar Degas
    1834–1917
    born: Paris, France ; died: Paris, France
  • Classical Figures, circa 1860
  • Where object was made: France
  • pencil, sanguine crayon, pastel on paper
  • Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 28.3 x 37.5 cm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 11 1/8 x 14 3/4 in
    Mat Dimensions: 25 x 20 in
  • Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Hugo Emmerich
  • Not on display
  • 1960.0075
Description
Literature

One male figure in line with five female figures with three nude children. Another female in foreground left sitting with legs extended out. All figures in 3/4 or complete frontal view. Colors used are purple, white, yellow, red and blue.