415
415

PROPERTY FROM AN EXCEPTIONAL PRIVATE COLLECTION

Pablo Picasso
NU ASSIS ET DEUX PERSONNAGES
Estimate
100,000150,000
LOT SOLD. 187,500 USD
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415

PROPERTY FROM AN EXCEPTIONAL PRIVATE COLLECTION

Pablo Picasso
NU ASSIS ET DEUX PERSONNAGES
Estimate
100,000150,000
LOT SOLD. 187,500 USD
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Details & Cataloguing

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Pablo Picasso
1881 - 1973
NU ASSIS ET DEUX PERSONNAGES
Signed Picasso and dated 14.12.68.I (upper left)
Brush and ink and ink wash on paper
12 1/4 by 17 3/8 in.
31 by 44.4 cm
Executed on December 14, 1968. 
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Provenance

Private Collection, United States
Richard Gray Gallery, Chicago
Private Collection
Thomas Ammann Fine Art, Zurich
Acquired from the above in 1987

Exhibited

Chicago, The Art Institute of Chicago, Picasso in Chicago, Paintings, Drawings and Prints from Chicago Collections, 1968, no. 67, illustrated in the catalogue
Paris, Berggruen & Cie., Picasso, gouaches, lavis et dessins, 1966-1972, Paris, 1981, no. 9, illustrated in the catalogue
Cambridge, Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University, Chicago, The Art Institute of Chicago & Phildelphia, Philadelphia Museum of Art, Master Drawings by Picasso, 1981, no. 30, illustrated in color on the cover of the catalogue
Chicago, Richard Gray Gallery, Picasso's Picassos, Paintings, Drawings & Sculpture from the Artist's Estate, 1985, no. 34, illustrated in the catalogue p. 33
Zurich, Thomas Ammann Fine Art, Picasso: Drawings, Watercolors, Pastels, 1988, no. 24, illustrated in the catalogue

Literature

Franco Russoli & Fiorella Minervico, L'Opera completa di Picasso cubista, 1972, Milan, no. 38, illustrated p. 89
Françoise Cachin & Fiorella Minervino, Tout l'oeuvre peint de Picasso, 1977, Paris, no. 38, illustrated p. 90
Pierre Daix & Joan Rosselet, Le Cubisme de Picasso, Catalogue raisonné de l'oeuvre peint, 1907-1916, Neuchâtel, 1979, no. 50, illustrated p. 200
IAC Quarterly, Spring 1981, The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, illustrated n.p.
Christian Zervos, Pablo Picasso, Oeuvres de 1967 et 1968, vol. XXVII, Paris, 1973, no. 388, illustrated pl. 168

Catalogue Note

"To draw is to take possession of the world and, very directly, of the women we have loved... One must keep in mind this exploratory role in order to capture the reach of these drawn works belonging to the last six years of the artist’s work.” —Pierre Daix

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