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PABLO PICASSO | LE RÉSERVOIR

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Estimate:

3,000,000

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Property from a Private Collection, London

PABLO PICASSO | LE RÉSERVOIR

PABLO PICASSO | LE RÉSERVOIR

Estimate:

3,000,000

to
- 4,000,000 USD

Lot sold:

2,775,000

USD

Property from a Private Collection, London

PABLO PICASSO

1881 - 1973

LE RÉSERVOIR


Signed Picasso (lower left)

Ripolin on board

31⅝ by 49⅝ in.

80.5 by 126 cm

Painted in Vallauris on September 6, 1952.

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Galerie Louise Leiris, Paris

Baronne Alix de Rothschild, Paris

Galerie Berggruen, Paris

Private Collection, Switzerland

Galerie Gmurzynska, Cologne

Private Collection, Europe (acquired from the above in 1983 and sold: Sotheby's, London, February 3, 2016, lot 13)

Acquired at the above sale 

Wilhelm Boeck & Jaime Sabartés, Picasso, London, 1952, no. 222, illustrated p. 479

Christian Zervos, Pablo Picasso, Oeuvres de 1946 à 1953, vol. XV, Paris, 1965, no. 227, illustrated pl. 130 (with incorrect medium)

New York, Acquavella Gallery, Masters of the 20th Century, 1974, no. 17

Tokyo, Museum of the City of Tokyo; Nagoya, Prefectural Museum of Aichi; Fukuoka, Fukuoka Cultural Centre & Kyoto, National Museum of Modern Art, Exposition Picasso, 1977-78, no. 57, illustrated in the catalogue

Winnipeg, Winnipeg Art Gallery; Calgary, Glenbow-Alberta Institute; Vancouver, Vancouver Art Gallery; Edmonton, The Edmonton Art Gallery & Toronto, Mira Godard Gallery, Picasso—A Selection of Paintings, Watercolors and Drawings (1902-1972), 1978-79, no. 13, illustrated in the catalogue (with incorrect medium and dimensions)

Basel, Galerie Beyeler, Picasso: A Centennial Selection, 1981, no. 44, illustrated in color in the catalogue (with incorrect medium)

Vienna, Rathaus Wien, Pablo Picasso. Bilder. Zeichnungen. Plastiken, 1981-82, no. 57, illustrated in color in the catalogue (with incorrect medium)