Carlo Pellegrini by Edgar Degas

Portrait sketch of Pellegrini (the Ape 1839-89) in a comic pose.

Details

Medium:
Pastel in oil & ink
Dimensions:
58 x 32 cm
Acquired in:
1916
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.

Venue details

National Gallery Trafalgar Square, LONDON London WC2N 5DN 020 7747 2885 www.nationalgallery.org.uk

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