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Edgar Degas

Chanteuse de café-concert

Property from a Private Dutch Collection

Edgar Degas

Edgar Degas

Chanteuse de café-concert

Chanteuse de café-concert

Property from a Private Dutch Collection

Edgar Degas

1834 - 1917

Chanteuse de café-concert 


signed degas (upper left)

pastel and gouache over monotype on paper

Image: 15.8 by 21cm., 6¼ by 8¼in.

Sheet: 23 by 28.5cm., 9 by 11¼in.

Framed: 41 by 47cm., 16⅛ by 18½in.

Executed circa 1875-76. 

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Robert Kelso Cassatt, Philadelphia
M. Knoedler & Co., New York (acquired in 1942)
Justin K. Thannhauser, New York (acquired in 1944)
Mr & Mrs Arthur Sachs, Santa Barbara, California (acquired by 1949)
Mme. Marian François-Poncet (née Sachs), Paris (by descent from the above. Sold by the estate: Sotheby's, New York, 7th November 2012, lot 390)
Purchased at the above sale by the present owner 
Philippe Brame & Theodore Reff, Degas et son œuvre: A Supplement to Paul-André Lemoisne's Degas et son œuvre, New York & London, 1984, no. 69, illustrated p. 75 
San Francisco, California Palace of the Legion of Honor, 19th Century French Drawings, 1947, n.n. 
New York, Wildenstein & Co., A Loan Exhibition of Degas, 1949, no. 45 (titled Woman in a Loge)
Cambridge, Massachusetts, Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University, Degas Monotypes, 1968, no. 9, illustrated in the catalogue (with incomplete medium and as dating from circa 1877-78)
New York, The Museum of Modern Art, Degas: A Strange New Beauty, 2016, no. 28, illustrated in colour in the catalogue (with incomplete medium)
Laren, The Netherlands, Museum Singer Laren, Impressionism & Beyond. A Wonderful Journey, 2018, n.n., illustrated in colour in the catalogue (with incomplete medium)