Portrait of Mlle. Hortense Valpinçon

Oil on mattress ticking | 29.8 x 44.8in | c. 1871

Edgar Degas

Throughout his life, Degas was a frequent guest at Ménil-Hubert, the country estate of his childhood friend Paul Valpinçon. Located in Normandy, Ménil-Hubert offered the artist a pleasant change of scenery and a family of captive yet willing models, ...
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