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Balthus (Balthazar Klossowski de Rola)
1908-2001
1908-2001
NU ASSIS
pencil on graph paper
16 1/2 by 11 5/8 in.
14.9 by 30.2 cm.
Executed in 1967.
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Provenance

Pierre Matisse Gallery, New York
Acquired from the above

Exhibited

Detroit, Donald Morris Gallery, Balthus, November 24-December 20, 1969, no. 48
Andros, Greece, Museum of Contemporary Art, Balthus, Drawings, Watercolors, Oils, June 30-September 17, 1990, no. 75

Literature

Virginie Monnier and Jean Clair, Balthus Catalogue Raisonné of the Complete Works, Paris, 1999, p. 331, no. D 1101, illustrated

Catalogue Note

According to Sabine Rewald, the sitter is Setsuko Ideta whom Balthus married the same year as the execution of this drawing. 

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