Edgar Degas - Leaving the Paddock, 19th century

Edgar Degas (Paris, 1834 - 1917, Paris)

Leaving the Paddock (La sortie du pesage), 19th century

Watercolor and pencil on paper, 10.5 x 16 cm (4 1/8 x 6 5/16 in.)


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Stolen in 1990.


Estate of the artist.
Purchased by Isabella Stewart Gardner at auction from Galerie Georges Petit, Paris on 2-4 July 1919 for 2,750 francs for two drawings (3.1.o.95) through her agent Fernand Robert (Fourth sale, Atelier Edgar Degas, lot 66a).
Stolen in 1990.


Stamped in red ink (lower right): Degas


Galerie Georges Petit. Catalogue des Tableaux, Pastels et Dessins par Edgar Degas et provenant de son atelier,... (Paris, 2-4 July 1919), p. 60, lot 66a.
Philip Hendy. Catalogue of Exhibited Paintings and Drawings (Boston, 1931), p. 125.
Gilbert Wendel Longstreet and Morris Carter. General Catalogue (Boston, 1935), p. 130.

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