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Edgar Degas (French, 1834-1917)

Adhemar comments "One of Degas' masterpieces". Rare even in the cancelled state. 

Edgar Degas. Loges d'Actrices

Loges d’Actrices

etching and aquatint, c. 1875-1880
impression from the cancelled plate on wove paper
from the Vollard edition printed 1919-20, 150 examples.
164 x 214 mm. (plate); 246 x 330 mm. (sheet)

Examples held in Fizwilliam Museum, Cambridge and Victoria and Albert Museum, London.

: Delteil, L. Le peintre-graveur illustré: 28 v/v, Adhemar, J. and Cachin. Degas: the complete etchings, lithographs and monotypes: 31, Reed and Shapiro. Edgar Degas: The Painter as Printmaker: 50.

last state impression from the cancelled plate (Adhemar reports that there were five states).


A strong impression and clean example on ivory wove paper.

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