2 November 2005
Edgar Degas (1834-1917)
stamped with signature 'Degas' (Lugt 658; lower left); indistinctly stamped 'ATELIER ED. DEGAS' (Lugt 657; lower right)
black Conté crayon on paper laid down on paper
7 5/8 x 10 7/8 in. (19.4 x 27.6 cm.)
Estate of the artist; Fourth sale, Galerie Georges Petit, Paris, 2-4 July 1919, p. 205, lot 240a (illustrated).
Anon. sale, Hôtel Drouot, Paris, 24 October 2001, lot 21.
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.
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