Lot: 185

Edgar Degas, Drawing + Certificate, landscape with leaning tree

Paysage à l'arbrepenché, Italy. Landscape with a leaning tree, a horse delicately sketched in pencil in the background and mountains with a castle. Circa 1856-1859. Pencil, ink and wash on chamois-colored vellum with watermark: FM in a wreath. 13.3 x 21 cm. With enclosed report from Galerie Brame & Lorenceau, Paris, dated June 11, 2010. Framed behind glass and described as such.

It is likely that this drawing was created during one of the artist's numerous stays in Italy, particularly during his crucial stay from 1856 to 1859.

Provenance: Jeanne Fère (niece of the artist); Sale: May 29, 1952, Paris, Hotel Drouot, No. 100; Private collection.

Hammer Price: 21,000 €

K-13 - Auction May 2024
04. May 2024 at 11:00 AM CEST