9 November 2000
Edgar Degas (1834-1917)
Etude de nu
stamped with signature 'Degas' (Lugt 658; lower left)
charcoal over charcoal counter-proof on paper laid down on board
211/8 x 14¼ in. (53.7 x 36.2 cm.)
Studio of the artist; Fourth sale, Galerie Georges Petit, Paris, 2-4 July 1919, lot 369 (illustrated, p. 299).
Galerie Alfred Poyet, Paris.
William Fitelson, London (acquired from the above, 1939).
By descent from the above to the present owner.
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