EDGAR DEGAS (1834-1917)
Edouard Manet, Bust-Length Portrait
etching printed with plate tone, 1864-65, on wove paper, a fine impression of Reed & Shapiro's rare first state (of four)
Plate 130 x 105 mm.
Sheet 313 x 200 mm.
Emmanuel Alfred Beurdeley (1847- circa 1919), Paris (Lugt 421).
Unidentified, Initials T? in Circle (not in Lugt).
Paul Prouté, Paris.
Delteil 14; Adhémar 17; Reed & Shapiro 19 (this impression cited).
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Reed & Shapiro record only four examples of the first state, including this impression. They knew of a total of 13 impressions across all four states of which six are in public collections.

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