22 September 2009,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 8,125
Estimate USD 2,000 - USD 3,000
Edgar Degas (1834-1917)
Copy after Gozzoli's "Destruction de Sodom"
with atelier stamp (Lugt 657; upper left), dated and inscribed '1859 Pise' (lower right) and indistinctly inscribed throughout; with atelier stamp (Lugt 657; on the reverse)
pencil on paper
5½ x 7 3/8 in. (14 x 18.7 cm.)
Drawn in 1859
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In a letter of 22 July 2009, Professor Theodore Reff has stated his opinion that this drawing is by Edgar Degas.
Estate of the artist.
Arbit Blatas, Paris.
Regina Resnik, New York (acquired from the above).
Acquired from the above by the present owner.
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