Lot Details

Lot 27
Edgar Degas
French, 1834-1917
Danseuse vue de dos
Stamped Degas (ll); stamped Atelier Ed. Degas on the verso
Charcoal and pastel on paper
12 1/8 x 9 3/8 inches (31 x 23.8 cm)

Provenance:
Estate of the artist
Sale, Galerie Georges Petit, Paris, April 7-9, 1919, Atelier Edgar Degas, third sale, no. 140, illus.
Ambroise Vollard
Mr. and Mrs. Alvin J. Walker
Sale, Sotheby's New York, Nov. 14, 1985, lot 102
Sale, Sotheby's New York, Feb. 11, 1987, lot 20

Exhibited:
New York, American Federation of Arts, Four Centuries of European Drawings, 1955-1957, no. 53, illus. pl. XIII
New York, Charles E. Slatkin Galleries, Degas-Renoir, 1958, no. 39

We kindly thank Brame & Lorenceau for confirming the authenticity of this work. It is included in their Archives.


Estimate: $40,000 - $60,000
Sold for $50,000 (includes buyer's premium)

Additional Notes & Condition Report

Some glue and paper residue along the left edge, as well as along the verso edges. Few spots of foxing. Toned, some matburn. Wear along the edges with a 1/3 cm tear in the lower left corner. Few minor handling creases. Very small loss to upper left corner, with slight crease below.


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Estimate: $40,000 - $60,000
Sold for $50,000 (includes buyer's premium)

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European, American, Modern & Contemporary Art

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