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October 26 — 31, 2019
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LOT 96

Lot 96

Edgar Degas (1834-1917)

Edgar Degas (1834-1917)
Lot 96 Details
Edgar Degas (1834-1917), French


Etching and aquatint on thin laid paper with indistinct watermark; Inscribed “C.1879-80 5th. Final state” to gallery label verso (the 5th print of only eight impressions Degas made before cancelling the plate)
Plate/Sheet 6.2 x 8.25 in — 15.8 x 21 cm; 8.8 x 13.5 in — 22.4 x 34.3 cm

Estimate $800-$1,200

Realised: $780
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

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Edgar Degas (1834-1917)
  • Edgar Degas (1834-1917)
  • Edgar Degas (1834-1917)

Ex-Collection Gross, partial brown inked collector's stamp verso;
Kaspar Gallery, Toronto labels verso;
From whom purchased by Dr. & Mrs. Silverstein, Toronto


See Sue Welsh Reed and Barbara Stern Shapiro, "Edgar Degas, the painter as printmaker," Boston 1984, Cat. 50


A second impression of this print is in the Collection of the British Museum: Museum number 1919,0204.1


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LOT 96

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  • 5 Stars: Excellent - No discernable damage, flaws or imperfections
  • 4 Stars: Very Good - Minor flaws or imperfections visible only under close inspection using specialised instruments or black light
  • 3 Stars: Good - Minor flaws visible upon inspection under standard lighting
  • 2 Stars: Fair - Exhibits flaws or damage that may draw the eye under standard lighting
  • 1 Star: Poor - Flaws or damage immediately apparent under standard lighting (examples: missing components, rips, broken glass, damaged surfaces, etc.)

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