13 May 2016
Property from the Estate of Emily A. Wingert
Edgar Degas (1834-1917)
stamped with signature 'Degas' (Lugt 658; lower left)
pencil on paper laid down on paper
12 ½ x 9 5/8 in. (31.7 x 24.5 cm.)
Estate of the artist; Fourth sale, Galerie Georges Petit, Paris, 2-4 July 1919, lot 260B.
Albert S. Henraux, Paris (by 1953).
Otto Wertheimer, Paris.
Edwin C. Vogel, New York (acquired from the above, circa 1960); Estate sale, Sotheby Parke Bernet, Inc., New York, 17 October 1973, lot 7.
Acquired at the above sale by the late owner.
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New York, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, summer 1961 (on loan).
New York, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, summer 1968 (on loan).
The present work is related to the left figure in Degas' oil painting Le départ pour la chasse, circa 1863-1865 and 1873 (Lemoisne, no. 119; Private collection).
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