Woman Drying Her Hair (Femme s'essuyant les cheveux)
On View: Elevator Lobby, 3rd 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
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, 33 1/8 x 41 1/2 in. (84.1 x 105.4 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Museum Collection Fund, 21.113 (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 21.113_SL3.jpg)
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