PABLO PICASSO | TÊTE DE FEMME ENDORMIE
Property from the David Lloyd Kreeger Foundation
1881 - 1973
TÊTE DE FEMME ENDORMIE
Signed Picasso, inscribed Boisgeloup and dated 12 juillet XXXIV (lower center)
Oil on canvas
13 by 18⅛ in.
33 by 46 cm
Painted on July 12, 1934.
Claude Picasso has confirmed the authenticity of this work.
Galerie Simon, Paris (acquired by 1940)
Galerie Percier, Paris
Perls Gallery, New York (acquired by 1956)
Dr. H. Carey Walker, Hartford, Connecticut (acquired before 1959 and sold: Sotheby's, London, July 6, 1960, lot 126)
Marlborough Fine Art, Ltd., London (acquired by 1961)
Carmen & David Lloyd Kreeger, Washington, D.C. (acquired from the above on July 19, 1962)
Bequest of the above
Henri Dorra, The Kreeger Collection, Washington, D.C., 1970
Margy P. Sharpe, ed., The Collection of Mr. and Mrs. David Lloyd Kreeger, Washington, D.C., 1976, p. 78
London, Marlborough Fine Art, Ltd., Some Aspects of 20th Century Art, 1961, no. 29, illustrated p. 40
London, Marlborough Fine Art, Ltd., Picasso—Important Paintings, Watercolours and New Linocuts, 1962, no. 48, illustrated in the catalogue
Washington, D.C., The Corcoran Gallery of Art & Baltimore, The Baltimore Museum of Art, Paintings and Sculpture from the Collection of Mr. and Mrs. David Lloyd Kreeger, 1965, no. 22, illustrated in the catalogue
Washington, D.C., The Corcoran Gallery of Art, European Paintings from the Carmen and David Lloyd Kreeger Collection, 1989, n.n.