in on inspection--Edgar Degas Pauline and Virginie cardinal conversing with admirers (Adh. 66) monotype with stamped signature
Lot 75
Edgar Degas (French, 1834-1917); Pauline and Virginie Cardinal Bavardant avec des Admirateurs;
Sold for US$ 24,400 inc. premium
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26 Oct 2010 10:00 PDT

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in on inspection--Edgar Degas Pauline and Virginie cardinal conversing with admirers (Adh. 66) monotype with stamped signature in on inspection--Edgar Degas Pauline and Virginie cardinal conversing with admirers (Adh. 66) monotype with stamped signature in on inspection--Edgar Degas Pauline and Virginie cardinal conversing with admirers (Adh. 66) monotype with stamped signature
Lot Details
Edgar Degas (French, 1834-1917)
Pauline and Virginie Cardinal Bavardant avec des Admirateurs (Janis 219; Adhemar & Cachin 66), 1880-83
Monotype in black ink on laid paper, attached to China paper along the left sheet edge, with the artist's blue-grey signature stamp (Lugt 658) in the lower right margin, Béraldi's inkstamp (L. 230) on verso of the print, Degas's red oval atelier stamp (L. 657) on verso of China paper, with full margins, in good condition aside from a skillfully repaired small thinned spot upper right sheet edge, uneven mat and light-staining, framed.
8 1/2 x 6 1/4in
sheet 10 1/8 x 7in

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    Degas's Ventes d'Estampes, Paris, 1918, no. 201, to Henri Béraldi; sold at Galerie Kornfeld, Bern, 10-11 June 1966, lot 192

    This monotype forms part of the series of works executed by Degas to illustrate La Famille Cardinal by Ludovic Halévy, 1880-1883. One impression of this monotype is in the collection of the Fogg Art Museum at Harvard University. This monotype was in the collection Henri Béraldi (1849-1931), who was an important print and book collector, president of the Société des Arnis des Livres, co-author, with Baron Roger Portalis of Les Gravures du Dix-Huitieme Siècle (1880), and the publisher of Les Gravures du XIX Siècle. Guide de l'amateur d'estampes modernes (12 vols.)(1885-1892).
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