24 June 2004
THE PROPERTY OF A PRIVATE EUROPEAN COLLECTOR
Edgar Degas (1843-1917)
Cheval s'enlevant au galop
stamped with the signature 'Degas' (Lugt 658; lower left)
charcoal on paper
12½ x 8 7/8 in. (31.7 x 22.8 cm.)
The artist's studio, fourth sale, Galerie Georges Petit, Paris, 2-4 July 1919, lot 259b (illustrated p. 223).
Fletcher Jones, Los Angeles.
Spencer Samuels, New York
Walter Feilchenfeldt, Zurich.
Acquired from the above by the present owner in 1980.
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New York, Spencer Samuels, Master Drawings, 1978, no. 23 (illustrated).
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