Woman Drying Her Hair (Femme s'essuyant les cheveux)
On View: Lobby annex, 1st floor
This large pastel drawing was acquired and exhibited in 1921, not long after the artist’s death—evidence of the Museum’s early interest in collecting and showing modern European art.
Pastel and charcoal on translucent papers
33 1/8 x 41 1/2 in. (84.1 x 105.4 cm) (show scale)
Stamped lower right: "Degas" (Lugt 658)
Museum Collection Fund
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Edgar Degas (French, 1834-1917). Woman Drying Her Hair (Femme s'essuyant les cheveux), ca. 1889. Pastel and charcoal on translucent papers, 33 1/8 x 41 1/2 in. (84.1 x 105.4 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Museum Collection Fund, 21.113 (Photo: , 21.113_PS9.jpg)
overall, 21.113_PS9.jpg., 2019
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