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Pablo Picasso

Nature morte au panier de fruits et aux fleurs

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Pablo Picasso

Pablo Picasso

Nature morte au panier de fruits et aux fleurs

Nature morte au panier de fruits et aux fleurs

Estimate:

10,000,000

to
- 15,000,000 USD

Lot sold:

16,637,250

USD

Pablo Picasso

1881 - 1973

Nature morte au panier de fruits et aux fleurs


Dated Août 42 (on the stretcher)

Oil on canvas

29 by 36 1/4 in. 73.5 by 92 cm

Painted in Paris on August 2, 1942.

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The Artist (until at least 1946)

Private Collection

PaceWildenstein, New York (acquired from the above)

Mirage Resorts, Las Vegas (acquired from the above on April 10, 1998)

Acquired from the above

Harriet & Sidney Janis, Picasso: The Recent Years 1939-1946, Garden City, 1946, illustrated pl. 25 (titled Still life, Basket of Fruit with Pitcher of Spice); illustrated in a photograph pl. 3
Alfred H. Barr, Jr., Picasso, Fifty Years of His Art, New York, 1946, illustrated in a photograph n.p.
Christian Zervos, Pablo Picasso: Oeuvres de 1942 et 1943, vol. XII, Paris, 1961, no. 109, illustrated pl. 56
Leo Steinberg, Other Criteria: Confrontations with Twentieth-Century Art, New York, 1975, illustrated p. 214
Picasso im Zweiten Weltkrieg 1939 bis 1945 (exhibition catalogue), Museum Ludwig, Cologne, 1988, illustrated p. 180
Ludwig Ullmann, Picasso und der Krieg, Bonn, 1993, illustrated p. 267
Robert Rosenblum, “Pablo Picasso, Still Life with Basket of Fruit and Pitcher of Flowers and Cattails; Still Life with Flowers and Fruit Dish; Still Life with Fruit Dish and Yellow Vase” in The Bellagio Gallery of Fine Art: Impressionist and Modern Masters, Las Vegas, 1998, illustrated in color p. 112
Robert Rosenblum, “Pablo Picasso, Still Life with Basket of Fruit and Pitcher of Flowers and Cattails; Still Life with Flowers and Fruit Dish; Still Life with Fruit Dish and Yellow Vase” in The Bellagio Gallery of Fine Art: European and American Masters, Las Vegas, 1998, illustrated in color p. 134
Steven A. Nash, ed., Picasso and the War Years: 1937-1945 (exhibition catalogue), Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, San Francisco & The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, 1998-99, illustrated in a photograph p. 225
Paris, Palais des Beaux-Arts de la Ville de Paris, Oeuvres de Picasso (Salon d’Automne de la Libération), 1944
London, Victoria and Albert Museum, Paintings by Picasso and Matisse, 1945-46, no. 22
Brussels, Palais des Beaux-Arts & Amsterdam, Stedelijk Musem, Picasso. Matisse, 1946, no. 11, illustrated in the Brussels catalogue (titled Panier et vase de fleurs); no. 9 in the Amsterdam catalogue (titled mand en bloemenvaas
Los Angeles, PaceWildenstein, Pablo Picasso: Works from the Estate and Selected Loans, 1998
Las Vegas, Picasso Restaurant, Bellagio, 1998-2021