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A Private View: Property from the Country Home of Christopher Cone and Stanley J. Seeger

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Pablo Picasso
1881 - 1973
LE POUSSIN (BAER 214)
on laid paper
woodcut printed by hand in dark blue and bright blue gouache
sheet: 13.5 by 11cm., 5 3/8 by 4 3/8 in.
Executed in 1907, the present work is one of eight known impressions proposed for Apollinaire's Le Bestiaire, framed.
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Provenance

Leo and Gertrude Stein, Paris
Gertrude Stein Estate c/o Alice B. Toklas, Paris, 1946-1967
Acquired from the above on December 14, 1968 by Mr. and Mrs. John Hay Whitney
Sotheby's, New York, 19th and 20th Century Prints, 29 April 1999, lot 409

Exhibited

New York Museum of Modern Art; Baltimore Museum of Art; Ottawa, National Gallery of Canada (as Gertrude Stein and Picasso and Juan Gris)

San Francisco Museum of Art, Four Americans in Paris: The Collections of Gertrude Stein and her Family, 1970-71

Literature

This impression is cited in Bernhard Geiser/Brigitte Baer, Picasso Peintre-Graveur, Tome I (Berne: Editions Kornfeld, 1990), p. 354, 214

Edward Burns, ed. Gertrude Stein on Picasso (New York: Liveright, 1970), p. 20, 124

A Private View: Property from the Country Home of Christopher Cone and Stanley J. Seeger

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London