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Dancers in Repose Edgar Degas
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Dancers in Repose (72.441) — Edgar Degas

CAFE SCENE IN PARIS
CAFE SCENE IN PARIS

Photo ©2014, Detroit Institute of Arts

CAFE SCENE IN PARIS

Henri Gervex(French, 1852-1929)

Staff Picks

“When I first saw this painting, what caught my eye was the shimmering, silvery-pink color of the dress, and how it contrasts with the dark tones in the rest of the painting. I also like that the women seem to be there on their own terms - hanging out and smoking with the men, which I imagine might have been a bit unusual in 1877. Watch this Staff Pick on our YouTube Channel http://ow.ly/3BbHa ”

Pam Marcil, Public Relations Director

Date
1877
Medium
Oil on canvas
Dimensions
39 5/8 x 53 1/2 in. (100.5 x 136 cm.) Framed: 48 x 64 3/4 x4 1/8 in. (121.9 x164.5 x10.5)
Department
European Painting
Classification
Paintings
Credit
Founders Society Purchase, Robert H. Tannahill Foundation Fund
Accession No.
1992.8
Provenance
France, private collection; Paris, J. Pierre Selz, (Lynven, Inc., NYC) (dealer) from whom purchased by The Detroit Institute of Arts in 1992.
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