Artist Edgar Degas, French, 1834-1917
Title
  • Two Nude Men
Date between 1856 and 1857
Medium graphite pencil on dark cream (wove?) paper
Dimensions Sheet: 11 1/4 × 8 1/4 inches (28.6 × 21 cm)
Framed: 19 5/8 × 16 1/2 × 1 3/8 inches (49.8 × 41.9 × 3.5 cm)
Credit Line Bequest of John S. Newberry
Accession Number 65.150
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Marks Sale stamp in red ink, lower left: Degas (Lugt 658)
July 2-4, 1919, Edgar Degas sale, fourth sale, no. 84b;
Durand-Ruel Gallery, (Paris, France).
John S. Newberry (Detroit, Michigan, USA);
1965-present, bequest to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Catalogue des tableaux, pastels et dessins par Edgas Degas. Sales cat., Galerie Georges Petit, Paris. 1919, fourth sale, no. 84b.

Champigneulle, Bernard. Degas Dessins. Paris, 1952, p. 17.

The John S. Newberry Collection: Watercolors, Drawings, and Sculpture Selected from the John Stoughton Newberry Bequest and Gifts. Detroit, 1965, p. 33 (ill.).

Reff, Theodore. "Works by Degas in the Detroit Institute of Arts." Bulletin of the DIA 53, 1 (1974): p. 4 (ill.), pp. 27-28.

Walker, J. Gazette des Beaux-Arts10 (1933): p.174.