One side depicts a figure study for "At the Louvre" (c. 1880), while the reverse shows a figure study for "The Prodigal Son in Modern Life: The Return" (1882). Though we believe this to be by the hand of Tissot it bears the signature 'Degas' in the lower right. James-Jacques-Joseph Tissot (French, 1836 - 1902). From a private collection, New Jersey. - Dimensions: 14" high x 12" wide.
With wear and warping the board at outer edges, some skinning visible in "The Return" study; retouching to background of "At the Louvre" study, not framed.