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Degas's Father Listening to Lorenzo Pagans Playing the Guitar

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Provenance

1917, passed from the artist at his death to his nephew, Henri Fèvre, Nice and Monte-Carlo; June 22, 1925, anonymous (Fèvre) sale, Hôtel Drouot, Paris, lot 59, sold to Durand-Ruel, Paris and New York (stock no. 8224); January 8, 1926, sold by Durand-Ruel to John Taylor Spaulding (b. 1870 - d. 1948), Boston; 1948, bequest of John Taylor Spaulding to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 3, 1948)

Credit Line

Bequest of John T. Spaulding

about 1869–72

Dimensions

81.6 x 65.1 cm (32 1/8 x 25 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

48.533

Medium or Technique

Oil on canvas

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Europe

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