PABLO PICASSO | FEMME ENDORMIE
6,000,000 to - 9,000,000 GBP
THE EUROPEAN AVANT-GARDE: A PRIVATE FAMILY COLLECTION
1881 - 1973
dated 4 Fevrier M.CM.XXXI. on the stretcher
charcoal on primed canvas
46 by 61cm., 18⅛ by 24in.
Executed on 4th February 1931.
Claude Picasso has confirmed the authenticity of this work.
Estate of the artist
Bernard Ruiz-Picasso, Paris (by descent from the above)
Galerie Beyeler, Basel (acquired from the above in 1985)
Acquired from the above in 1986
D. D. Duncan, Picasso’s Picassos. The Treasures of La Californie, London, 1961, illustrated p. 214
Basel, Galerie Beyeler, Picasso. Der Maler und seine Modelle, 1986, no. 68, illustrated in colour in the catalogue