Portrait sketch of Pellegrini (the Ape 1839-89) in a comic pose.
Carlo Pellegrini by Edgar Degas, 1876
© National Gallery, London
- Pastel in oil & ink
- 58 x 32 cm
- Acquired in:
- Presented by:
- Joseph Duveen through The Art Fund
Pellegrini was a well-known portrait caricaturist working in London. He had painted Degas's portrait in London and this work was done in return. Signed: a lui Degas. On loan from the Tate.