Pablo Picasso

Homme assis

pencil on paper

12¼ by 9¼ in.

31.1 by 23.4 cm.

Executed circa 1915.

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Pablo Picasso
Homme assis

pencil on paper

12¼ by 9¼ in.

31.1 by 23.4 cm.

Executed circa 1915.

Provenance

Estate of the artist

Marina Picasso (by descent from the above)

Sotheby's, New York, 18 May 2017, lot 34 (consigned by the estate of the above)

Acquired from the above by the present owner

Exhibition

Munich, Haus der Kunst; Cologne, Josef-Haubrich-Kunsthalle; Frankfurt, Städtische Galerie im Städelschen Kunstinstitut Frankfurt am Main and Zurich, Kunsthaus, Eine Ausstellung zum hundertsten Geburtstag: Werke aus der Kunsthaus Sammlung Marina Picasso, 1981-82, no. 109, pp. 288-9, illustrated (titled Homme assis, la tête appuyée sur sa main)

Fundacio Caixa de Barcelona, Colección Marina Picasso: Picasso Cubista 1907-1920, 1987, no. 45

New York, Museum of Modern Art, Picasso and Braque: Pioneering Cubism, 1989-90, n.n., p. 331, illustrated

Arles, Espace van Gogh, Picasso: La Provence et Jacqueline, 1991, no. 13, illustrated

Aix-en-Provence, Musée Granet, Picasso-Cezanne, 2009, no. 45

Literature

Christian Zervos, Pablo Picasso: Supplément aux volumes 1 à 5, vol. VI, Paris 1954, no. 1191, p. 143, illustrated (dated 1916)

Josep Palau i Fabre, Picasso: Cubisme 1907-1917, Paris 1990, no. 1284, p. 430, illustrated (titled Seated Man Leaning on his Left Arm)

John Richardson, A Life of Picasso, 1907-1917: The Painter of Modern Life, vol. II, London 1996, p. 409, illustrated