OIL PAINTING: Ballet Rehearsal on Stage, 1874
Degas tried different techniques in some of his paintings. The Rehearsal of the Ballet Onstage was painted probably 1874
in 1874 , and is a tipical example of this mixing technique.
Oil colors freely mixed with turpentine, with traces of watercolor and pastel over pen-and-ink drawing on cream-colored wove paper, laid down on bristol board and mounted on canvas; 21 3/8 x 28 3/4 in. (54.3 x 73 cm)
H. O. Havemeyer Collection, Gift of Horace Havemeyer, 1929