7 November 2002
Edgar Degas (1834-1917)
Après le bain (Femme s'essuyant)
stamped with signature 'Degas' (Lugt 658; lower left)
pencil on paper
10¼ x 7 in. (26 x 17.8 cm.)
Studio of the artist, Fourth Sale, Galerie Georges Petit, Paris, 2-4 July 1919, lot 266a.
Galerie Durand-Ruel, Paris (acquired at the above sale).
Durand-Ruel Gallery, New York (acquired from the above, 1920-1949).
Sam Salz, New York.
Paulette Goddard Remarque; sale, Sotheby Parke Bernet, Inc., New York, 8 November 1979, lot 713.
Anon. sale, Christie's, London, 21 March 2002, lot 15.
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.
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P.A. Lemoisne, Degas et son oeuvre, Paris, 1946, vol. II, p. 402 (listed as a related drawing under no. 707).
New York, Durand-Ruel Gallery, Exhibition of Pastels and Drawings by Degas, March 1920, no. 46.
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