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Le Gottéron

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May 18, 09:51 PM GMT


300,000 - 500,000 USD

Lot Details


By Land and By Sea: The Collection of Paul Yeou Chichong


1908 - 2001

Le Gottéron

signed Balthus (on the reverse)

oil on canvas

45½ by 39½ in.

115 by 101 cm.

Executed in Le Gottéron in 1943 and reworked after 1945. 

Henri Bernstein, Paris

Galerie Henriette Gomès, Paris

Richard Hedreen, Seattle

André Emmerich Gallery, Inc., New York

Galerie Beyeler, Basel (acquired by 1987)

Guy Loudmer Paris, 19 November 1989, lot 69

Acquired from the above by the present owner

Cahiers d'Art, Paris, 1945-46, vol. XX-XXI, p. 198, illustrated in an earlier state
Jean Leymarie, Balthus, New York, 1982, p. 45, illustrated
Exh. Cat., Paris, Centre Pompidou, Musée national d'Art Moderne, Balthus, 1983, p. 351, illustrated
Claude Roy, Balthus, Paris, 1996, p. 132, illustrated 
Virginie Monnier and Jean Clair, Balthus, Catalogue raisonné de l'oeuvre complet, Paris, 1999, no. P 143, p. 143, illustrated