13 May 1999
Edgar Degas (1834-1917)
stamped with signature 'Degas' (Lugt 658; lower left)
oil on canvas laid down on board
12 x 9 in. (31.1 x 23.5 cm.)
Painted circa 1864
The artist's studio; third sale, Galerie Georges Petit, Paris, 8 April 1919, lot 16 (illustrated).
Pearson, Paris; sale, Paul Cassier, Berlin, 18 October 1927, lot 29 (illustrated, pl. XXIII).
Joseph Hessel, Paris.
Anon. sale, Christie's, New York, 16 May 1990, lot 324.
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.
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P.A. Lemoisne, Degas et son oeuvre, Paris, 1946, vol. II, no. 115 (illustrated, p. 59).
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