EDGAR DEGAS (1834-1917)
EDGAR DEGAS (1834-1917)
EDGAR DEGAS (1834-1917)
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Property from the Collection of Elene Canrobert Isles de Saint Phalle
EDGAR DEGAS (1834-1917)

Femme lisant

Details
EDGAR DEGAS (1834-1917)
Femme lisant
signed ‘Degas’ (upper left)
pastel over monotype on paper
12 7/8 x 11 ½ in. (32.7 x 29.2 cm.)
Executed circa 1883-1885
Provenance
Georges Viau, Paris; sale, Galerie Durand-Ruel, Paris, 21-22 March 1907, lot 110.
Mrs. Joshua Montgomery Sears (née Sarah Carlisle Choate), Boston (acquired at the above sale).
Wildenstein & Co. Inc., New York (circa 1935).
Acquired from the above by the late owner, 1946.
Literature
L'amour de l'art, July 1931 (illustrated, fig. 25).
Manhattan Telephone Directory, July 1949, p. 726.
P.A. Lemoisne, Degas et son oeuvre, Paris, 1946, vol. III, p. 426, no. 754 (illustrated, p. 427).
Exhibited
New York, Wildenstein & Co. Inc., Exhibition of French Pastels and Drawings from Clouet to Degas, February-March 1944, no. 113.
New York, Wildenstein & Co. Inc., A Loan Exhibition of Degas, for the Benefit of the New York Infirmary, April-May 1949, p. 61, no. 68.
Los Angeles County Museum of Art, An Exhibition of Works by Edgar Hilaire Germain Degas, March 1958, p. 49, no. 42 (with inverted dimensions).
Charles E. Slatkin Galleries, Degas, Renoir, November-December 1958, no. 45.
New York, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Summer Loan Exhibition, 1967, p. 4, no. 37.
Sale Room Notice
Please note the updated provenance for this work, which can be accessed online:
Georges Viau, Paris; sale, Galerie Durand-Ruel, Paris, 21-22 March 1907, lot 110.
Mrs. Joshua Montgomery Sears (née Sarah Carlisle Choate), Boston (acquired at the above sale).
Wildenstein & Co. Inc., New York (circa 1935).
Acquired from the above by the late owner, 1946.

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