[Bookplate of F. MacDowel Cosgraoe] Date: 1898 Description: States, 'Ex Libris F. MacDowel Cosgrave, M.D. Knight of the Order of St. John of Jerusalem. 5 Gardiners Row, Dublin. 1898;' features an illustration of a hand with the motto 'In mea manu maneat.' Unsigned. Format: 1 print, col., 16 x 12 cm. Source: Pratt Institute Libraries, Special Collections 249 (sc00794)*
Edgar Degas (French, 1834–1917). The Dance Class, 1874. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Bequest of Mrs. Harry Payne Bingham, 1986 (1987.47.1) #dance #Degas | When this work and its variant in the Musée d'Orsay, Paris, were painted in the mid-1870s, they constituted Degas's most ambitious figural compositions except for history paintings.