EDGAR DEGAS | FEMME NUE ASSISE, S'ESSUYANT LES CHEVEUX
Property from the Brooklyn Museum, Sold to Support Museum Collections
EDGAR DEGAS | FEMME NUE ASSISE, S'ESSUYANT LES CHEVEUX
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EDGAR DEGAS | FEMME NUE ASSISE, S'ESSUYANT LES CHEVEUX

Estimate: 800,000 - 1,200,000 USD
Property from the Brooklyn Museum, Sold to Support Museum Collections

EDGAR DEGAS | FEMME NUE ASSISE, S'ESSUYANT LES CHEVEUX

Estimate: 800,000 - 1,200,000 USD
Lot sold:685,500USD

Description

Property from the Brooklyn Museum, Sold to Support Museum Collections

EDGAR DEGAS

1834 - 1917

FEMME NUE ASSISE, S'ESSUYANT LES CHEVEUX


Stamped Degas (lower left)

Pastel on paper mounted on board 

25¼ by 27⅝ in.

64 by 70.2 cm

Executed circa 1902.

Condition Report

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Saleroom Notice

Please note this lot is subject to an irrevocable bid. Please note the estimate of this work has been lowered to $800,000 - 1,200,000.

Provenance

Estate of the artist (and sold: Galerie Georges Petit, Paris, Atelier Degas, 2ème Vente, December 11-13, 1918, lot 66)

Ambroise Vollard, Paris

Mrs. Leo Smith, New York 

A gift from the above in 1954 

Literature

Paul-André Lemoisne, Degas et son oeuvre, vol. III, Paris, 1946, no. 1413, illustrated p. 813

Robert Rosenblum, "Varieties of Impressionism" in Art Digest, vol. 29, New York, October 1, 1954, p. 7

Hertha Wegener, "French Impressionist and Post-Impressionist Paintings in the Brooklyn Museum" in The Brooklyn Museum Bulletin, vol. XVI, no. 1, New York, autumn 1954, illustrated n.p. & on the cover 

Franco Russoli, L'Opera Completa di Degas, Milan, 1970, no. 1047, illustrated p. 133

Paul-André Lemoisne, Degas et son oeuvre, vol. III, New York & London, 1984, no. 1413, illustrated p. 813

Degas (exhibition catalogue), Palazzo Strozzi, Florence, 1986, illustrated p. 195 

Linda Kramer, Karyn Zieve & Sarah Faunce, French Nineteenth-Century Drawings and Watercolors in the Brooklyn Museum, no. 36, illustrated p. 57 

Exhibited

Brooklyn, Brooklyn Museum, Leaders of American Impressionism, 1937

Brooklyn Museum, European Paintings, Selection from the Museum Collection, 1944-45

Brooklyn, Brooklyn Museum, French Impressionists from the Museum's Collection, 1954-55

Brooklyn, Brooklyn Museum, Nineteenth-Century French Drawings and Watercolors at The Brooklyn Museum, 1988-89, no. 36, illustrated in the catalogue

Brooklyn, Brooklyn Museum, Monet and His Contemporaries, 1990-91

Koriyama, Koriyama City Museum of Art; Asahikawa, Ashaikawa Museum of Art; Sapporo, Museum of Contemporary Art; Tokyo, Isetan Museum of Art; Nagoya, Matsuzakaya Art Museum; Kumamoto, Kumamoto Prefectural Museum of Art; Utsunomiya, Utsunomiya Museum of Art; Osaka, Daimaru Museum of Art & Takamatsu, Takamatsu City Museum of Art, A French and American Impressionist Works from the Collection of the Brooklyn Museum, 2000-01, no. 20

Seoul, Seoul Art Center & Busan, Busan Museum, French and American Impressionists in the Brooklyn Museum, 2006-07, no. 21, illustrated in the catalogue 

Brooklyn, Brooklyn Museum, Four Bathers by Degas and Bonnard, 2011

Basel, Fondation Beyeler, Edgar Degas The Late Work, 2012-13, n.n., illustrated in color in the catalogue