Joseph-Gabriel Tourny
Artwork: Joseph-Gabriel Tourny
Size: 21.9 x 18.4 cm
Medium: Oil on paper mounted on canvas
Creation year: 1872
Marks: Indistinctly signed 'Degas' (upper right); signed again, titled and inscribed 'Portrait de M. Tourny a Rome 1856 ou 1857 Degas' (on the reverse)
Category: Paintings
Provenance: Joseph-Gabriel Tourny, Paris; Collection Tourny, Paris (par succession); Galerie Durand-Ruel, Paris; Comtesse Martine de Behague, Paris; Marquis Hubert de Ganay, Paris (par succession, en 1939); Comte Michel de Ganay, Buenos Aires (par descendance); Puis par descendance au proprietaire actuel.
Exhibition history: Paris, Musee de l'Orangerie, Degas, Portraitiste, Sculpteur, 1931, p. 30, no. 12 (titre 'Portrait du peintre-graveur Tourny'; erronement date 'vers 1857').

Christie's Paris

Date: 2019-03-29
Lot Number: 219
Low Estimate: $91088
High Estimate: $136632
Hammer Price: Not Sold