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Horizontal Landscape (Paysage en Long)

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Inscription

Lower left, in graphite: Le Vallon (ep d etat)/ C Pissaro/Paysage en long Lower right, in graphite: Degas collection/30/Pissarro/aquateinte (zinc)

Marks

Verso: red stamp of Degas Atelier (Lugt 657)

Provenance

Edgar Degas, his sale, Nov. 1918, lot 309 (sold as "Le Vallon") ; Maurice Le Garrec, Paris; private collection, Cincinnati; private collection, United States; Christie's London, sale Dec. 2, 2003, no. 290; C.G. Boerner, New York, from whom purchased by MFA March 24, 2004

Credit Line

Museum purchase in honor of Barbara Stern Shapiro with funds from the Katherine E. Bullard Fund in memory of Francis Bullard

Le Vallon

1879

Catalogue Raisonné

Delteil 17, first plate, first state (of 3)

Dimensions

Platemark: 11.5 x 39.6 cm (4 1/2 x 15 9/16 in.) Sheet: 29.6 x 44 cm (11 5/8 x 17 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

2004.131

Medium or Technique

Aquatint, printed from a zinc plate

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