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    Sale 12070

    Impressionist & Modern Art Works on Paper

    13 May 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 1090

    Edgar Degas (1834-1917)

    Cavalier

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Edgar Degas (1834-1917)
    Cavalier
    stamped with signature 'Degas' (Lugt 658; lower left)
    pencil on paper laid down on paper
    12 ½ x 9 5/8 in. (31.7 x 24.5 cm.)


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    The present work is related to the left figure in Degas' oil painting Le départ pour la chasse, circa 1863-1865 and 1873 (Lemoisne, no. 119; Private collection).

    Provenance

    Estate of the artist; Fourth sale, Galerie Georges Petit, Paris, 2-4 July 1919, lot 260B.
    Albert S. Henraux, Paris (by 1953).
    Otto Wertheimer, Paris.
    Edwin C. Vogel, New York (acquired from the above, circa 1960); Estate sale, Sotheby Parke Bernet, Inc., New York, 17 October 1973, lot 7.
    Acquired at the above sale by the late owner.


    Pre-Lot Text

    Property from the Estate of Emily A. Wingert


    Exhibited

    New York, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, summer 1961 (on loan).
    New York, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, summer 1968 (on loan).