Original etching and aquatint by Edgar Degas, printed in black ink on thick wove creme paper. Titled Actrices in the Dressing Room, Degas' work captures preparing for a performance. The original copper plate was executed about 1877. This is a fine impression of Reed and Shapiro's fifth state after cancellation of the plate. It was printed as part of Ambroise Vollard's 1919 edition of ~150 impressions from Degas' cancelled plates. Catalog raisonne reference: Reed and Shapiro, Edgar Degas: The Painter as Printmaker, 50. Adhemar and Cachin, Degas: The Complete Etchings, Lithographs and Monotypes, 31. Framed size:19 inches H x 20-3/4 inches W (48.2 cm x 52.7 cm). Framed in a rustic, gold frame with a weathered look. Matted with acid-free matting. Completed with a UV-resistant acrylic cover. COA. Closeup photos and more details at: http://www.jdsmithfineart.com/gallery-of-artists/degas-menu/degas-dancers-in-the-wings-etching.