Lot 336
  • 336

Edgar Degas

Estimate
40,000 - 60,000 USD
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Description

  • Edgar Degas
  • Portrait de Ludovic Hal√©vy
  • Stamped with the signature Degas (lower right)
  • Charcoal on paper
  • 12 7/8 by 7 7/8 in.
  • 32.7 by 20 cm

Provenance

Robert von Hirsch, Basel (and sold: Sotheby Parke-Bernet, London, June 26 & 27, 1978, lot 818)
Acquired at the above sale 

Condition

Executed on fibrous buff paper, not laid down and hinged to the backing board with tape in two places along the upper edge. The lower and left edge are slightly unevenly cut. Two very small holes to the lower left corner. The sheet is time stained and slightly undulating. A few nicks to the extreme edges. Otherwise this work is in very good condition.
In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective qualified opinion.
NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING CONDITION OF A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE PRINTED IN THE CATALOGUE.