Edgar Degas - Procession on a Road near Florence, 1857-1860

Edgar Degas (Paris, 1834 - 1917, Paris)

Procession on a Road near Florence (Cortège sur une route aux environs de Florence), 1857-1860

Pencil and sepia wash on paper, 15.6 x 20.6 cm (6 1/8 x 8 1/8 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.94) through her agent Fernand Robert (Fourth sale, Atelier Edgar Degas, lot 66b).
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 66b.
Philip Hendy. Catalogue of Exhibited Paintings and Drawings (Boston, 1931), pp. 124-25.
Gilbert Wendel Longstreet and Morris Carter. General Catalogue (Boston, 1935), p. 130.
Rollin van N. Hadley (ed.). Drawings: Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum (Boston, 1968), p. 65.

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