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Edgar Degas, Petite Danseuse a l'eventail (Little Dancer at the French Fan), c. 1888-89

Artist: Edgar Degas (1834 - 1917)
Title:Petite Danseuse a l'eventail (Little Dancer at the French Fan), c. 1888-89
Reference:R lvii
Medium:Lithograph in black ink on greenish grey Chine appliqué wove paper
Sheet:10 1/4 in x 6 3/4 in (26.3 cm x 17 cm)
Edition:Numbered rom the deluxe edition of 25 aside from the regular edition of 100, printed by Atelier Becquet, Paris and published by Boussod-Valadon, Paris.
Signature:This work is hand signed by Edgar Degas (Paris, 1834- Paris, 1917) in pencil in the lower left margin and also hand signed by G.W. Thornley in pencil in the lower right margin.
Condition:This work is in excellent condition.
ID #w-7723
$38,000 $22,000

Historical Description

Created circa 1888-1889, this  lithograph in black ink on greenish grey Chine appliqué wove paper is hand signed by Edgar Degas (Paris, 1834- Paris, 1917) in pencil in the lower left margin and also hand signed by G.W. Thornley in pencil in the lower right margin. An artist's proof from the deluxe edition of 25 aside from the regular edition of 100, printed by Atelier Becquet, Paris and published by Boussod-Valadon, Paris.

Catalogue Raisonné & COA:
Edgar Degas Petite Danseuse a l'eventail (Little Dancer at the French Fan), c. 1888-89 is fully documented and referenced in the below catalogue raisonnés and texts (copies will be enclosed as added documentation with the invoices that will accompany the  sale of the work).

1. Reed, S. W. & Shapiro, B.S. (1984). Edgar Degas: The Painter as Printmaker. Museum of Fine Arts: Boston. Portfolio detailed on pgs. lviii – lix.
2. A Certificate of Authenticity will accompany this artwork.

About the Framing:
Framed to museum-grade, conservation standards, Edgar Degas Petite Danseuse a l'eventail (Little Dancer at the French Fan), c. 1888-89 is presented in a complementary moulding and finished with silk-wrapped mats and optical grade Plexiglas.

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