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Property from a Private Collector, London

Pablo Picasso

Homme accroupi et femme nue

Auction Closed

June 30, 02:45 PM GMT


200,000 - 300,000 GBP

Lot Details


Property from a Private Collector, London

Pablo Picasso

1881 - 1973

Homme accroupi et femme nue

signed Picasso and dated 2. mai. 40. (lower right)

pen and ink on paper

38 by 46cm., 15 by 18⅛in.

Framed: 58 by 66.5cm., 22¾ by 26⅛in.

Drawn in May 1940.

Mrs Fulton Cutting, New Jersey (probably acquired circa 1950; sold by her estate: Sotheby Parke Bernet, New York, 3rd May 1973, lot 30)

Henry Ford II, Detroit (purchased at the above sale. Sold by his estate: Sotheby's, New York, Impressionist and Modern Paintings, Drawings and Sculptures from the Estate of Henry Ford II, 12th November 1990, lot 31)

Private Collection, Paris (purchased at the above sale)

Sale: Christie's, London, 1st December 1992, lot 218

Stanley J. Seeger, UK (sold: Sotheby's, New York, Works from the Collection of Stanley J. Seeger, 8th May 2001, lot 59)

Private Collection, Europe (purchased at the above sale. Sold: Sotheby's, London, 23rd June 2010, lot 316)

Purchased at the above sale by the present owner 

Christian Zervos, Pablo Picasso. Œuvres de 1939 et 1940, Paris, 1959, vol. 10, no. 516, illustrated pl. 151
Marilyn McCully, Picasso: A Private Collection, London, 1993, illustrated p. 171