• Impressionist/Modern Works on  auction at Christies

    Sale 7832

    Impressionist/Modern Works on Paper

    3 February 2010, London, King Street

  • Lot 297

    Edgar Degas (1834-1917)

    Danseuse, vue de dos

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Edgar Degas (1834-1917)
    Danseuse, vue de dos
    stamped with the signature (Lugt 658; lower left); inscribed 'faire ça dans un autre sens' (centre left); with the atelier stamp (Lugt 657; on the reverse)
    pastel and charcoal on pink paper
    12 x 9¼ in. (31 x 23.5 cm.)


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    Provenance

    The artist's studio, third sale, Galerie Georges Petit, Paris, 7-9 April 1919, lot 136.3 (illustrated p. 116).
    Jean Cau, Paris; his sale, Hôtel Drouot, Paris, 16 December 1993, lot 52.
    Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.