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Edgar Degas

Portrait de Marguerite de Gas

Edgar Degas

Edgar Degas

Portrait de Marguerite de Gas

Portrait de Marguerite de Gas

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Edgar Degas

1834 - 1917

Portrait de Marguerite de Gas


stamped Degas (lower left)

pencil and charcoal on paper

image size: 26.5 by 22.4cm., 10⅜ by 8⅞in.

sheet size: 31.5 by 26cm., 12⅜ by 10¼in.

Executed circa 1858-60.


The authenticity of this work has been confirmed by Galerie Brame & Lorenceau. 

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Estate of the Artist (sold: Galerie Georges Petit, Paris, Atelier Degas, 2ème Vente, 11th-13th December 1918, lot 240)
Jacques Seligmann, Paris & New York (purchased at the above sale)
Dr Vitale Bloch, Paris (acquired by 1952)
Benjamin Sonnenberg, New York (acquired by 1971)
Hilda Caplan Sonnenberg, New York (wife of the above; inherited from the above. Sold by her estate: Sotheby Parke Bernet, New York, 23rd October 1980, lot 309)
Thomas Gibson Fine Art, London (purchased at the above sale)
Acquired from the above in 1993
Mahonri Sharp Young, 'Teasures in Gramercy Park', in Apollo, March 1967, vol. LXXXV, fig. 3, illustrated p. 173
Paris, Galerie Bernheim-Jeune, Cent-cinquante ans de Dessin, 1800-1950, 1952, no. 38
Paris, Gazette des Beaux-Arts, Degas dans les collections françaises, 1955, no. 22 (titled Étude pour le portrait de Marguerite de Gas and with incorrect dimensions)
New York, The Pierpont Morgan Library, Artists and Writers, Nineteenth and Twentieth Century Portrait Drawings from the Collection of Benjamin Sonnenberg, 1971, no. 16, illustrated in the catalogue (titled Marguerite Degas, later Mme Henri Fevre)
Zurich, Kunsthaus Zürich & Tubingen, Kunsthalle Tübingen, Degas Portraits, 1994-95, no. 37, illustrated in the catalogue