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    Sale 1996

    Impressionist And Modern Works On Paper

    7 May 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 102

    Edgar Degas (1834-1917)

    Etude de danseuse

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Edgar Degas (1834-1917)
    Etude de danseuse
    stamped with signature 'Degas' (Lugt 658; lower left)
    charcoal on paper laid down on paper
    11¾ x 9 in. (29.9 x 22.9 cm.)
    Drawn circa 1885


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    Professor Theodore Reff has confirmed the authenticity of this drawing.

    Provenance

    Estate of the artist; Fourth Sale, Galerie Georges Petit, Paris, 2-4 July 1919, lot 286.
    Anon. sale, Hôtel Drouot, Paris, 1 June 1994, lot 53.
    Anon. sale, Sotheby's, New York, 28 September 1994, lot 2.
    Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.