• Impressionist Modern Works on  auction at Christies

    Sale 2218

    Impressionist Modern Works on Paper

    4 November 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 106

    Edgar Degas (1834-1917)

    Femme s'essuyant

    Price Realised  

    Edgar Degas (1834-1917)
    Femme s'essuyant
    stamped with signature 'Degas' (Lugt 658; lower left)
    counterproof on paper
    19 5/8 x 12½ in. (49.8 x 31.8 cm.)
    Executed circa 1906-1908


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    Provenance

    Estate of the artist; Second Sale, Galerie Georges Petit, Paris, 11-13 December 1918, lot 367.
    Lethellier collection, Paris.
    Galerie Gerd Rosen, Berlin.
    Acquired from the above by the family of the present owner, 1946.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A MIDWESTERN COLLECTION


    Literature

    P.-A. Lemoisne, Degas et son oeuvre, Paris, 1946, vol. III, p. 832, no. 1464bis (illustrated, p. 833; with incorrect medium).