7 May 2009,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 170,500
Estimate USD 40,000 - USD 60,000
Edgar Degas (1834-1917)
Portrait de René Degas
signed, inscribed and dated 'Degas mon frère René 1855' (lower right)
pencil with white heightening on buff paper
12¼ x 9½ in. (31.1 x 24.1 cm.)
Drawn in 1855
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In a letter of 30 March 2009, Professor Theodore Reff has stated his opinion that this drawing is by Edgar Degas.
Anon. sale, Hôtel Drouot, Paris, 24 November 1964, lot 32.
Hector Brame, Paris.
Acquired from the above by the family of the late owner.
Property from an Estate
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