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PABLO PICASSO | NU COUCHÉ

Property from a Distinguished Private Collection

PABLO PICASSO | NU COUCHÉ

PABLO PICASSO | NU COUCHÉ

Property from a Distinguished Private Collection

PABLO PICASSO

1881 - 1973

NU COUCHÉ


Signed Picasso and dated 1.9.69.IV (upper left)

Colored crayon, charcoal and pastel on paper

19¾ by 25¾ in. (50.2 by 65.4 cm)

Framed: 36 by 42 in. (91.4 by 106.7 cm)

Executed on September 1, 1969.

This work is in excellent condition. Executed on cream wove paper. The sheet is hinged to a mount in all four corners. All four edges are deckled. There is one very small loss to the pigment in the blue outline by the proper right wrist of the figure and a few pindot losses beneath.


In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective qualified opinion.

NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING CONDITION OF A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE PRINTED IN THE CATALOGUE.

Galerie Louise Leiris, Paris

Saidenberg Gallery, New York

Hirschl & Adler Galleries, New York

Desmond Page, London

J.P.L. Fine Arts, London

Private Collection, London

James Goodman Gallery, New York

Evelyn Aimis Fine Art, Miami (acquired from the above)

Acquired from the above on June 4, 2007

Christian Zervos, Pablo Picasso, Oeuvres de 1969, vol. XXXI, Paris, 1976, illustrated pl. 403

New York, Hirschl & Adler Galleries, Picasso, The Late Drawings, 1988, no. 23, illustrated in the catalogue