After the Bath

Edgar Degas (1834–1917) 
After the Bath, c. 1891–92
Charcoal with stumping on beige wove paper
14 x 9 3/4 in. (35.5 x 24.8 cm)
Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute, Williamstown, Massachusetts, 1955.1408

An example of Degas’s rethinking of the classical subject of the bather, this sheet exhibits the confident, animated draftsmanship of the mature artist.