3 December 1996
Edgar Degas (1834-1917)
Etude de nu (deux femmes debout)
with the stamped signature 'Degas' (L. 658) (lower left), and with the Atelier stamp 'Atelier Ed. Degas' (on the reverse)
black chalk on paper laid down on cardboard
25½ x 17¾in. (64.5 x 45.2cm.)
The Artist's studio, Troisième vente, Galerie Georges Petit, Paris, 7-9 April 1919, lot 239 (illustrated p. 188).
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Please note the extra provenance for this work is Durand-Ruel, Paris.
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