This picture has been dated to about 1876-77 but it may have been painted as early as the late 1860s. It was exhibited at the third Impressionist exhibition in 1877. It is almost certain that the central group of a young girl and maid was posed in the studio. [url=http://www.nationalgallery.org.uk/paintings/hilaire-germain-edgar-degas-beach-scene]Read more... [The National...
47 × 82.6 cm (18.5 × 32.5 in)
Oil on paper mounted on canvas
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