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Pablo Picasso & Henri Laurens
FEMME DEBOUT
Estimate
500,000700,000
LOT SOLD. 542,500 USD
JUMP TO LOT
7
Pablo Picasso & Henri Laurens
FEMME DEBOUT
Estimate
500,000700,000
LOT SOLD. 542,500 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

Impressionist & Modern Art Evening Sale

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Pablo Picasso & Henri Laurens
FEMME DEBOUT
Terracotta and India ink
Height: 11 5/8 in.
29.5 cm

Executed in terracotta by Laurens in 1921 and painted by Picasso between 1951-53.  This work is unique.


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Provenance

Henri Laurens

Pablo Picasso (acquired from the above)

Marina Picasso (by inheritance from the above after 1973)

Acquired from the above by the present owner

Exhibited

New York, Jan Krugier Gallery, Masters of Modern Sculpture, 1989

Santa Fe, Gerald Peters Gallery, Picasso and Clay: Three Decades of Ceramics from the Marina Picasso Collection, 2000, no. 11, illustrated in color in the catalogue

Literature

Henri Laurens, Exposition de la Donation aux Musées Nationaux, Grand Palais, Paris, 1967, no. 116, illustration of the terracotta figure without paint (titled Femme en chemise and as as dating from 1921)

Picasso, el diagolo con la ceramica (exhibition catalogue), Fundación Bancaja, Valencia, 1998, illustrated in color p. 74

Picasso: A Dialogue with ceramics; Ceramics from the Marina Picasso Collection (exhibition catalogue), Tacoma Art Museum, 1998-99, illustrated in color p. 82

 

Catalogue Note

In the catalogue of Marina Picasso's collection of ceramics, it is noted that Laurens created this work in 1921, giving it the title Femme en chemise.  After Picasso painted it between 1951-53, it became known as Femme debout.

Impressionist & Modern Art Evening Sale

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New York