20 May 2009
EDGAR DEGAS (1834-1917)
Copie d'après "La Sainte Famille" de Sebastiano del Piombo
huile sur toile
55 x 45.4 cm. (21 5/8 x 17 7/8 in.)
Peint vers 1866-67
Edgar Degas, Paris; IIe vente, Hôtel Drouot, Paris, 16 novembre 1918, lot 61 (décrit comme 'Ecole Moderne').
Madame Marcel Nicolle, Paris.
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T. Reff, "New Light on Dega's Copies" in Burlington Magazine, CVI, 1964, p. 255, no. 48, fig. 10.
T. Reff, Notebook 20, pp. 3-7.
P. Brame et T. Reff, Degas et son oeuvre, A Supplement, New York, 1984, p. 48, no. 45 (illustré, p. 49).
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