Degas at Harvard /Marjorie Benedict Cohn and Jean Sutherland Boggs ; with a poem by Richard Wilbur, and collection checklist by Edward Saywell and Stephan Wolohojian.

Collection Type

  • Books and periodicals

GUSN

GUSN-320274

Description

127 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm, This volume is a catalog published in conjunction with a 2005 exhibition organized by the Harvard University Art Museums. Co-author Cohn offers a historical account of the unusually deep collection of Degas's works at the Fogg (it's one of the most important in the United States); and art historian Boggs writes of her experiences as a student (beginning in 1944) with Paul J. Sachs, Degas's champion at the Fogg and the man who inspired her own and many others' scholarship. The catalog contains 53 color and 41 b&w plates showcasing the museum's paintings, drawings, prints, photographs, and sculptures.

Details

Descriptive Terms

Appreciation
Art Private collections
Art appreciation.
Art Private collections.
Beeldende kunsten.
Harvard University.

Originator

Cohn, Marjorie B.
Degas, Edgar, 1834-1917.
Boggs, Jean Sutherland.
Saywell, Edward.
Wolohojian, Stephan.
Fogg Art Museum.

Contents

Director's foreword -- Acknowledgments -- L'etoile (Degas, 1876) -- Degas at Harvard -- Degas, Professor Sachs, and me -- Checklist & provenance.

Publication

Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Art Museums ;
New Haven : Yale University Press

Description

127 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm
This volume is a catalog published in conjunction with a 2005 exhibition organized by the Harvard University Art Museums. Co-author Cohn offers a historical account of the unusually deep collection of Degas's works at the Fogg (it's one of the most important in the United States); and art historian Boggs writes of her experiences as a student (beginning in 1944) with Paul J. Sachs, Degas's champion at the Fogg and the man who inspired her own and many others' scholarship. The catalog contains 53 color and 41 b&w plates showcasing the museum's paintings, drawings, prints, photographs, and sculptures.

Notes

Published in conjunction with the exhibition "Degas at Harvard", held at the Fogg Art Museum, Aug. 1-Nov. 27, 2005.
Includes bibliographical references.
Gift of Catherine Coolidge Lastavica

ISBN

0300111444
9780300111446
189177140X
9781891771408

Call Number

CPT CPT-01-110.521

Other People and Orgs

Degas, Edgar, 1834-1917
Degas, Edgar.
Fogg Art Museum
Fogg Art Museum.

Material Type

Exhibitions.

Places

Massachusetts Cambridge
Massachusetts
United States.