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EDGAR DEGAS | OLINDE ET SOPHRONIE

Estimate:

35,000 - 45,000 GBP

Property from the Collection of Albin Schram, Switzerland

EDGAR DEGAS | OLINDE ET SOPHRONIE

EDGAR DEGAS | OLINDE ET SOPHRONIE

Estimate:

35,000 - 45,000 GBP

Lot sold:

43,750

GBP

EDGAR DEGAS

1834 - 1917

OLINDE ET SOPHRONIE


pastel on paper

55.3 by 43.8cm., 21¾ by 17¼ in.

Executed circa 1859-61.


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Executed on cream wove paper, not laid down and affixed to the mount at several points along the extreme edges. The edges are unevenly cut. There are vertical areas of paper abrasion along the right and left edges, possibly related to previous mounting. There are creases at all four corners. There is a repaired paper loss at the tip of the upper right corner. There are some minor tears along the edges (the longest of which is approx. 0.25 cm long). There is a humidity mark at the centre of the upper edge. There are some tiny spots of foxing and white accretions in places, possibly related to mould, most predominately to the upper part of the composition. This work is in good condition.


The lot is sold in the condition it is in at the time of sale. The condition report is provided to assist you with assessing the condition of the lot and is for guidance only. Any reference to condition in the condition report for the lot does not amount to a full description of condition. The images of the lot form part of the condition report for the lot provided by Sotheby's. Certain images of the lot provided online may not accurately reflect the actual condition of the lot. In particular, the online images may represent colours and shades which are different to the lot's actual colour and shades. The condition report for the lot may make reference to particular imperfections of the lot but you should note that the lot may have other faults not expressly referred to in the condition report for the lot or shown in the online images of the lot. The condition report may not refer to all faults, restoration, alteration or adaptation because Sotheby's is not a professional conservator or restorer but rather the condition report is a statement of opinion genuinely held by Sotheby's. For that reason, Sotheby's condition report is not an alternative to taking your own professional advice regarding the condition of the lot.

Sale: Hôtel Drouot, Paris, 24th November 1964, lot 36

Dr. Willi Raeber, Basel

Sale: Galerie Kornfeld, Bern, 18th June 2004, lot 23

Collection Albin Schram, Switzerland (purchased at the above sale)

Thence by descent to the present owner

Paul-André Lemoisne, Philippe Brame & Theodore Reff, Degas et son œuvre, a supplement, New York, 1984, no. 37, illustrated p. 41