Portrait de Laurence B

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December 13, 05:49 PM GMT


12,000 - 18,000 USD

Lot Details



1908 - 2001

Portrait de Laurence B.

signed with the artist's monogram and dated 47 (upper right)

pencil on paper

10 by 5⅞ in.

25.4 by 15 cm.

Executed in 1947.

Private Collection, Chicago

Private Collection, Chicago

Private Collection, Tokyo (acquired from the above in 2014)

Acquired from the above by the present owner

Virginie Monnier & Jean Clair, Balthus, Catalogue raisonné de l'oeuvre complet, Paris, 1999, no. D 563, p. 239, illustrated

Chicago, Museum of Contemporary Art, Balthus in Chicago, 1980, no. 1