24 June 2010
Edgar Degas (1834-1917)
Etude de danseuse
stamped with the red signature 'Degas' (Lugt 658; lower left); inscribed 'plié à la seconde à la barre' (upper right)
charcoal heightened with white chalk on paper
12¼ x 9 3/8 in. (31.7 x 23.8 cm.)
The artist's studio; Second Sale, Galerie Georges Petit, Paris, 11-13 December 1918, lot 229 (one of two).
Anonymous sale, Hôtel Drouot, Paris, 23 March 1994, lot 37.
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.
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