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Edgar Degas (1834 - 1917)

Edgar Degas

Woman Resting on Her Arm, c. 1879


Charcoal with dark brown pastel on paper
19 x 24 ½ inches (48.26 x 60.96 cm)
Stamped ‘Vente Degas’ lower left

Provenance
Atelier Degas, 2eme Vente 1918
Ambroise Vollard, Paris, France
Nathan Cummings, New York, NY

Literature
2eme Vente: Catalogue de tableaux, pastels et dessins par Edgar Degas, Galerie Georges Petit, Paris 1918, no. 305, p.175
P.A. Lemoisne, Degas et son Oeuvre, Paris 1946, Vol. II, p.18, no. 552 (illustrated p. 311)

Exhibited
Davenport, Iowa, Municipal Art Gallery, Collection of Masterpieces March – April, 1965
Washington D.C., The National Gallery of Art, June – September, 1970
New York, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, July – September, 1971
Chicago, The Art Institute, October – December, 1973



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Edgar Degas

Étude de nu

 

Charcoal over charcoal counter-proof on paper
21 ¼ x 14 ¼ inches (53.97 x 36.19 cm)
Stamped signature ‘Degas’ (Lugt 658); lower left

 

Provenance
The artist’s studio, fourth sale, Galerie Georges Petit, Paris, 2-4 July 1919, lot 369, (illustrated p. 299)
Galerie Alfred Poyet, Paris, France
William Fitelson, London, UK
Private Collection, Europe



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