4 November 2009
PROPERTY FROM A MIDWESTERN COLLECTION
Edgar Degas (1834-1917)
stamped with signature 'Degas' (Lugt 658; lower left)
counterproof on paper
19 5/8 x 12½ in. (49.8 x 31.8 cm.)
Executed circa 1906-1908
Estate of the artist; Second Sale, Galerie Georges Petit, Paris, 11-13 December 1918, lot 367.
Lethellier collection, Paris.
Galerie Gerd Rosen, Berlin.
Acquired from the above by the family of the present owner, 1946.
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P.-A. Lemoisne, Degas et son oeuvre, Paris, 1946, vol. III, p. 832, no. 1464bis (illustrated, p. 833; with incorrect medium).
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