Property from a Private European Collection


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October 29, 01:50 AM GMT


1,200,000 - 1,800,000 USD

Lot Details


Property from a Private European Collection


1881 - 1973


Gouache and pencil on paper

24¾ by 19⅛ in.

63 by 48.5 cm

Executed in 1907.

Estate of the artist

Marina Picasso, France (by descent from the above)

Galerie Jan Krugier, Geneva

Acquired from the above on May 24, 1983

Christian Zervos, Pablo Picasso. Supplément aux années 1907-1909, vol. XXVI, Paris, 1973, no. 15, illustrated pl. 7 

Pierre Daix & Joan Rosselet, Picasso: The Cubist Years, 1907-1916. A Complete Catalogue Raisonné of the Paintings & Related Works, Boston, 1979, no. 3, illustrated n.p. (dated 1906-07)

Josep Palau i Fabre, Picasso Vivo (1881-1907), Barcelona, 1980, no. 1463, illustrated p. 494

John Richardson, A Life of Picasso. 1907-1917: The Painter of Modern Life, London, 1996, illustrated p. 19

Christine Baker & Michael Raeburn, Loving Picasso, The Private Journal of Fernande Olivier, New York, 2001, illustrated p. 215

Venice, Centro di Cultura di Palazzo Grassi, Picasso: Opere dal 1895 al 1971 dalla Collezione Marina Picasso, 1981, no. 66, illustrated in color in the catalogue 

Munich, Haus der Kunst; Cologne, Museum Ludwig & Josef-Haubrich-Kunsthalle; Frankfurt, Galerie im Städelschen Kunstinstitut & Zurich, Kunsthaus, Pablo Picasso. Werke aus der Sammlung Marina Picasso. Eine Ausstellung zum hundertsten Geburtstag, 1981-82, no. 54, illustrated in the catalogue 

Tokyo, The National Museum of Modern Art & Kyoto, Kyoto Municipal Museum, Masterpieces from the Marina Picasso Collection and from Museums in the U.S.A. and U.S.S.R., 1983, no. 37, illustrated in color in the catalogue