2 November 2011
Edgar Degas (1834-1917)
Danseuse vue de face
stamped with signature 'Degas' (Lugt 658; lower left)
charcoal and pastel on paper
12 5/8 x 9¾ in. (32.1 x 24.8 cm.)
Executed in 1880-1885
Estate of the artist; Third sale, Galeries George Petit, Paris, 7-9 April 1919, lot 126-2.
Galerie Max G. Bollag, Zurich (by 1947).
Dr. Georg and Josi Guggenheim (acquired from the above, until 2005).
Acquired by the present owner, 2005.
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Professor Theodore Reff has stated that in his opinion this work is by Edgar Degas.
Professor Theodore Reff has stated that in his opinion this work is by Edgar Degas and can be dated to 1880-1885.
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