Modern & Contemporary Evening Auction featuring The Now

Modern & Contemporary Evening Auction featuring The Now

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Property from an Important Private Collection, USA

Edgar Degas

Trois danseuses

Auction Closed

March 6, 07:55 PM GMT


1,500,000 - 2,000,000 GBP

Lot Details


Edgar Degas

1834 - 1917

Trois danseuses

stamped Degas (lower left)

pastel on joined paper mounted on board

65.2 by 52.5 cm. 25 ⅝ by 20 ⅝ in.

Executed circa 1904-06. 

Estate of the artist

Galerie Georges Petit, Paris, Atelier Degas, 1ère Vente, 6-8 May 1918, lot 137

Jacques Seligmann, Paris (acquired from the above sale)

American Art Association, New York, 27 January 1921, lot 16 (consigned by the above)

Durand-Ruel Gallery, New York (acquired from the above sale)

Galerie Durand-Ruel, Paris (transferred from the above in 1924)

Hugo Perls, Berlin (acquired from the above on 26 April 1928) 

Oscar Homolka, New York

Sotheby’s, London, 24 May 1965, lot A (consigned by the above)

Mr and Mrs Leonard Rosen, New York (acquired from the above sale)

Knud Abilgaard, Denmark

Jesper Bruun Rasmussen, Copenhagen

Sotheby's, London, 30 June 1987, lot 19 (consigned by the above)

Sotheby's, London, 4 April 1989, lot 36

José Mugrabi, Paris (acquired from the above sale and until at least 1993)

Private Collection, London

Martin Lawrence Galleries

Acquired from the above by the present owner on 25 February 2000 

Henri Hertz, L'Amour de l'Art, March 1924, p. 69, illustrated

Paul André Lemoisne, Degas et son œuvre, vol. III, Paris, 1946-49 (1984 reprint), no. 1448, pp. 822-823, illustrated

Martigny, Fondation Pierre Gianadda, Degas, 1993, no. 66, p. 112, illustrated