EDGAR DEGAS (1834-1917)
EDGAR DEGAS (1834-1917)

Etude pour Sémiramis construisant Babylone

EDGAR DEGAS (1834-1917)
Etude pour Sémiramis construisant Babylone
with the atelier stamp "ATELIER ED. DEGAS" (Lugt 657; lower left)
pencil on paper
70.4 x 43.1 cm. (27 3/4 x 17 in.)
Gustave Pellet, Paris, France
Maud & Maurice Exsteens, Paris, by descent from the above.
Galerie Kornfeld, Bern, by 1960
Walter Feilchenfeldt, Zürich
Erich Maria Remarque, Porto Ronco, by 1961
Paulette Goddard Remarque, Porto Ronco, by 1970
Private collection, New Hampshire
Anon sale, Skinner, Boston, 26 January 2018, lot 343
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner
Theodore Reff has stated that, to his opinion, this work is by the hand of Edgar Degas
T.F. Schneider, I. Jaehner, W.M. Feilchenfeldt & S. Schwarz Zuber, Remarques Impressionisten: Kunstsammeln und Kunsthandel im Exil, Göttingen and Bristol, Connecticut, 2013, no. 96, pp. 392-93 (illustrated).
Bern, Klipstein und Kornfeld, Choix d'une collection privé, Sammlungen G.P. [Gustave Pellet] und M.E. [Maurice Exteens], October-November 1960, no. 7 (illustrated).

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