EDGAR DEGAS (1834-1917)
EDGAR DEGAS (1834-1917)
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Femme en corset, vue de face

Details
EDGAR DEGAS (1834-1917)
Femme en corset, vue de face
stamped with signature 'Degas' (Lugt 658, lower right)
charcoal on paper
12 1/4 x 9 5/8 in. (31 x 24.4 cm.)
Executed circa 1890
Provenance
The artist's estate; fourth sale, Galerie Georges Petit, Paris, 9 April 1919, lot 368.2.
(Probably) Ambroise Vollard, Paris.
Probably acquired in the 1920s.
Literature
C. Hussey, 'Fyfield Manor, Wiltshire - III. The Home of the Earl and Countess of Avon', in Country Life, no. 3370, London, 5 October 1961, p. 753 (illustrated p. 752).
D. Sutton, 'A Statesman's Collection', in Apollo, June 1969, London, no. 7, p. 466 (illustrated p. 463; titled 'Figure of a woman').
Exhibited
Birmingham, Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery, Paintings and Drawings from the Collection of Lord Avon, January – March 1966, p. 3 (titled 'Figure of a Woman'; with incorrect dimensions).
Post lot text
We are grateful to Professor Theodore Reff for his assistance in researching and dating the present work.

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