Edgar Degas’ “Woman Having Her Hair Combed” (ca. 1886-88) is a masterful pastel work that delves into the private, everyday world of feminine beauty. This meticulously finished piece, executed in large format, offers a unique glimpse into a quiet moment of a woman having her hair combed. Degas’ intimate portrayal is reminiscent of Rembrandt’s famous “Bathsheba at Her Bath” in the Louvre. Although it’s believed Degas intended to include this pastel in the 1886 Impressionist exhibition, it may not have been completed in time or was deliberately excluded for unknown reasons.
Our museum-quality giclee prints of “Woman Having Her Hair Combed” are available on archival quality canvas or 100% cotton rag watercolor paper. Each print is carefully reproduced from high-resolution images to ensure unparalleled detail and authenticity, allowing you to fully appreciate the soft lines, delicate colors, and intricate details present in the original artwork.
This beautiful piece not only showcases Degas’ artistic talent but also offers a captivating insight into the world of private moments and feminine beauty. Whether you’re a fan of Degas’ work or simply appreciate the elegance and grace of everyday life, this piece will make a stunning addition to your home or office. Elevate your art collection with a museum-quality print that not only reflects the elegance of the original piece but also offers a long-lasting and timeless beauty. Add this exquisite print to your collection today and enjoy the charm and sophistication it brings to your space.
Title: Woman Having Her Hair Combed
Artist: Edgar Degas (French, Paris 1834–1917 Paris)
Date: ca. 1886–88
Medium: Pastel on light green wove paper, now discolored to warm gray, affixed to original pulpboard mount
Dimensions: 29 1/8 x 23 7/8 in. (74 x 60.6 cm)