Edgar Degas (French, 1834-1917): Avant les Courses (LV). Very rare, first English edition (of 400 prints) gravure prints, unsigned, unframed. Published by Meier Graeffe in association with Knopf-New York, 1923
Edgar Degas was a prominent impressionist painter best known for his depictions of dancers. Initially trained as an academic history painter, Degas soon found inspiration in modern life and became known as the classical painter of modern life.
6.5 x 8 inches paper; 5.72 x 7.25 inches plate.
L.M.F.A; acquired in a private sale 2005 to the present owner, a Gentleman from California.
Great condition with light toning throughout.
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