1870s

Works from the 1870s (click images for essays)

Edgar Degas (1834–1917) 
At the Louvre: The Etruscan Sarcophagus, c. 1879
Graphite and gray wash on blued white wove paper
4 1/4 x 6 7/16 in. (10.8 x 16.3 cm)
Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute, Williamstown, Massachusetts, 1971.36

Édouard Manet (1832–1883) 
The Barricade, 1871, printed 1884
Lithograph on cream chine collé on white wove paper
Sheet: 25 1/16 x 21 13/16 in. (63.7 x 55.4 cm)
Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute, Williamstown, Massachusetts, 2007.7.1

Léon-Augustin Lhermitte (1844–1925) 
The Wine Press, c. 1872
Black chalk with stumping and erasing on beige laid paper, pieced together
12 x 18 13/16 in. (30.4 x 47.7 cm)
Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute, Williamstown, Massachusetts, 1986.17

Édouard Manet (1832–1883) 
At the Café, 1874
Gillotage on beige wove paper
Sheet: 12 1/2 x 16 1/4 in. (31.7 x 41.2 cm)
Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute, Williamstown, Massachusetts, 1962.82 

Berthe Morisot (1841–1895) 
Before a Yacht, 1875
Watercolor over graphite on cream wove paper
8 1/8 x 10 9/16 in. (20.7 x 26.8 cm)
Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute, Williamstown, Massachusetts, 1955.1964

Edgar Degas (1834–1917) 
Man Riding, c. 1875–77
Brush and black essence with additions in brown and white gouache and white chalk on oiled brown wove paper
9 11/16 x 13 1/2 in. (24.6 x 34.3 cm)
Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute, Williamstown, Massachusetts, 1955.1400

Edgar Degas (1834–1917) 
Three Ballet Dancers, c. 1878–80
Monotype on cream laid paper
Sheet: 14 x 20 3/16 in. (35.6 x 51.3 cm)
Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute, Williamstown, Massachusetts, 1955.1386

Edgar Degas (1834–1917) 
The Violinist: Study for “The Rehearsal,” c. 1879
Charcoal with white chalk on blue-gray laid paper
17 1/8 x 11 15/16 in. (43.5 x 30.3 cm)
Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute,
Williamstown, Massachusetts, 1955.1395