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Auction Preview: Works on Paper at Sotheby’s, Paris, Mar 22

Edgar Degas (1834 - 1917): Woman in Bathrobe Red Seeing. Stamped Degas (lower left) and annotated sur blanc (towards centre left). Pastel, charcoal, stumping, and black crayon on paper. Size 56,6 x 68,2 cm ; 22 1/4 x 26 7/8 in. Estimate:: 400,000 — 600,000 EUR ($ 490,936 - $ 736,404)
(Courtesy: Sotheby's)

What: Works on Paper

Where: Sotheby's, 76 Rue du Faubourg Saint-Honoré, 75008 Paris, France

When: 22 March, 06.00 PM CET

Top lots of the sale:

- Edgar Degas (1834 - 1917): Woman in Bathrobe Red Seeing. Stamped Degas (lower left) and annotated sur blanc (towards centre left). Pastel, charcoal, stumping, and black crayon on paper. Size 56,6 x 68,2 cm ; 22 1/4 x 26 7/8 in. Estimate:: 400,000 — 600,000  EUR ($ 490,936 - $ 736,404)

- Marc Chagall (1887 - 1985): The Bouquet Lovers in the Window. Signed Marc Chagall (lower right). India ink wash, gouache, pastel, India ink and black crayon on paper laid down on canvas. Size 106,5 x 76,5 cm; 41 15/16 x 30 1/8 in. Estimate: 400,000 — 600,000 EUR ($ 490,936 - $ 736,404)

- René Magritte (1898 - 1967): The Civilizer. Signed magritte (lower left); titled "Le Civilisateur” (II) signed Magritte and dated 1946 (on the reverse). Gouache on paper. Size 40,7 x 59,3 cm; 16 x 23 3/8 in. Estimate:  400,000 — 600,000 EUR ($ 490,936 - $ 736,404)

- Pablo Picasso (1881 - 1973): Three Hands at the Cup. Signed Picasso (lower left). Charcoal and chalk on paper. Size 61,5 x 48 cm; 24 1/4 x 18 7/8 in. Estimate:: 350,000 — 450,000  EUR ($ 429,569 - $ 552,303)

Marc Chagall (1887 - 1985): The Yellow Goat. Signed Marc Chagall (lower right). India ink wash, gouache and India ink on Japan paper. Size 71,4 x 52,2 cm; 28 1/8 x 20 5/8 in. Estimate:: 300,000 — 500,000  EUR ($ 368,202 - $ 613,670)

- Giacomo Balla (1871 - 1958): Crowd + Landscape (Crowd + Landscape). Signed Balla, inscribed Futurista and dated 1915 (lower center). Collage of painted papers and tissue paper laid down on canvas, mounted on masonite. Size 152,5 x 66,7 cm., 60 x 26 1/4 in. Estimate:: 250,000 — 350,000  EUR ($ 306,835 - $ 429,569)

- Marc Chagall (1887 - 1985): The Ass and the Dog (Fables of the Fountain). Signed Chagall (lower left). Gouache and coloured inks on paper. Size 51,1 x 40,5 cm; 20 1/4 x 15 7/8 in. Estimate: 250,000 — 350,000 EUR ($ 306,835 - $ 429,569)

- Edgar Degas (1834 - 1917): Jockey. Stamped Degas (lower left). Pastel and charcoal on paper. Size 31,5 x 23,5 cm; 12 3/8 x 9 1/4 in. Estimate: 200,000 — 300,000 EUR ($ 245,468 - $ 368,202)

- Edouard Vuillard (1868 - 1940): The Little Living Room, Madame Hessel at the Work Table (Study). Signed E. Vuillard (lower right). Peinture à la colle on paper laid down on canvas. Size 37,5 x 60,3 cm; 14 3/4  x 23 3/4  in. Estimate: 80,000 — 120,000 EUR ($ 98,187 - $ 147,281)

- Pablo Picasso (1881 - 1973): Olga. Pencil, ink, watercolour and gouache on paper. Size 14,5 x 9 cm; 5 3/4 x 3 1/4 in. Estimate: 80,000 — 120,000 EUR ($ 98,187 - $ 147,281)

- Marc Chagall (1887 - 1985): The Roses Tea. Signed Marc Chagall, situated Vence and dated 1949 (lower centre). India ink and watercolor on paper. Size 65 x 50,9 cm ; 25 5/8 x 20 in. Estimate:   80,000 — 120,000 EUR ($ 98,187 - $ 147,28)

- Yves Tanguy (1900 - 1955): Untitled. Signed Yves Tanguy and dated 47 (lower right). Gouache on paper. Size 31,3 x 24 cm ; 12 3/8 x 9 1/2 in. Estimate: 80,000 — 120,000 EUR ($ 98,187 - $ 147,281)

- Paul Klee (1879 - 1940): Myth of Island. Signed Klee (upper left). Watercolor and pencil on paper. Size 46,5 x 61 cm; 18 1/4 x 24 in. Estimate: 80,000 — 120,000 EUR ($ 98,187 - $ 147,281)

- Fernand Léger (1881 - 1955): Profile and Parrot. Signed with initials F.L. and dated 40 (lower right). Gouache, felt-pen and India ink on paper. Size 55,7 x 38 cm; 21 7/8 x 15 in. Estimate:  80,000 — 120,000 EUR ($ 98,187 - $ 147,281)

- Salvador Dali (1904 - 1989): Two Works: (I) the Tamanoir (Ii) Andre Breton the Tamanoir, Ex-Libris for Andre Breton. India ink on paper. Etching on paper. Size 16,1 x 22,5 cm ; 6 1/4 x 8 7/8 in. Estimate:  60,000 — 80,000 EUR ($ 73,640 - $ 98,187)

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