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Lithograph of a ballerina, study for Rehearsal of a Ballet on Stage by Edgar Degas (French, 1834-1917). Likely from Henri Riviere's portfolio "Les Dessins de Degas Reproduits en Fac-simile". The portfolio was published by Demotte in a limited edition of 250 copies, consisting of two series of 50 facsimiles each, dated 1922 and 1923. Limited Edition of 305. Blind stamp lower right, attributed to Henri Riviere. Sight: 15-1/2" H x 10-1/4" W. Matted: 20-3/4" H x 15-3/8" W. Provenance: Gift to consignor's parents from Elizabeth Sachs Weiss Jones, daughter of Paul J. Sachs. Paul Sachs was the son of Samuel Sachs and Louisa Goldman Sachs, was Harvard Associate Director of the Fogg Art Museum, and one of the founding members of The Museum of Modern Art. As a student, Sachs assembled a large and renowned collection of prints and drawings with fellow classmate Edward W. Forbes, with whom he later worked at the Fogg. Condition: Overall very good condition with one small area of foxing in the background and minor acid burn around edge of lithograph from previous matting.