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Edgar Degas: Danseuse au repos (c. 1879)

www.facebook.com/MiaFeigelson "Danseuse au repos" (c. 1879) By Edgar Degas, from Paris (1834-1917) pastel and gouache on joined paper; 59 x 64 cm; 23 1/4 x 25 1/4 in. © Sold through Sotheby’s, New York. November 3, 2008 for $37,042,500 – Lot 14 www.sothebys.com/en/ www.facebook.com/sothebys Provenance: Jules-Emile Boivin, Paris (acquired in 1885, either directly from the…

Edgar Degas ; Grade Arabesque, Third Time

www.studiomde.nl Imagine that John Ruskin, J.M.W. Turner’s executor, had not destroyed Turner’s erotic watercolors in a spasm of concern for the painter’s reputation. What complexity our ways of seeing Turner’s art might have gained. Now imagine that Max Brod had honored his friend Franz Kafka’s dying wish to see all his unpublished literary work destroyed.…