Etude Pour Petites Filles Spartiates Provoquant Des Garcons
Artwork: Etude Pour Petites Filles Spartiates Provoquant Des Garcons
Size: 19.5 x 29.1 cm
Medium: Pencil with white heightening on paper
Creation year: 1860
Marks: Stamped with signature 'Degas' (Lugt 658; lower left)
Category: Drawings
Artwork details : Drawn circa 1860
Provenance: (probably) Estate of the artist; First sale, Galerie Georges Petit, Paris, 6-8 December 1918, lot 62b; Delius Giese Gallery, New York; Wildenstein & Co. Ltd., London (acquired from the previous, 1945); Wildenstein & Co. Inc., New York (acquired from the previous, 1959); Joan and Lester Avnet, New York (acquired from the previous, 1968); Estate sale, Sotheby Parke Bernet, Inc., New York, 18 March 1976, lot 14; Acquired at the previous sale by the present owner
Exhibition history: New York, Wildenstein & Co. Inc., Degas, April-May 1960, no. 73 (titled Spartiates Luttant); City Art Museum of Saint Louis; Philadelphia Museum of Art and The Minneapolis Society of Fine Arts, Drawings by Degas, January-June 1967, pp. 60 and 62 (illustrated, p. 63); Philadelphia, La Salle University Museum, Selected European and American Prints, Drawings and Watercolors, 15th to 20th Century, fall 2001, no. 11; Philadelphia, La Salle University Museum, The Line is the Lead, November 2003-March 2004, no. 8

Christie's New York

Date: 2018-05-16
Lot Number: 171