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

Pablo Picasso

Nature morte. Poissons et poêle

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May 18, 01:03 AM GMT


1,500,000 - 2,000,000 USD

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

Pablo Picasso

1881 - 1973

Nature morte. Poissons et poêle

signed Picasso and dated 8D.36 (lower right); dated 8 D.XXXVI (on the stretcher)

oil and Ripolin on canvas

19 ⅝ by 24 ⅛ in. 49.8 by 61.3 cm.

Executed on 8 December 1936.


水陸相連:Paul Yeou Chichong 藝術收藏


1881 - 1973年


款識:藝術家簽名Picasso並紀年8D.36(右下);紀年8 D.XXXVI(內框)


19 ⅝ x 24 ⅛ 英寸;49.8 x 61.3 公分


Please note there is an Irrevocable Bid on this lot.

Paul Rosenberg, Paris

Seized from the above by the Einsatzstab Reichsleiter Rosenberg, 5 September 1941, transferred to the Möbel-Aktion and restituted 14 September 1945

Paul Rosenberg, New York

Stanley Barbee, Los Angeles

G. David Thompson, Pittsburgh

Private Collection 

Sotheby's London, 6 December 1961, lot 21 (consigned by the above)

Private Collection (acquired at the above sale)

Private Collection, Europe

Christie's London, 24 June 2008, lot 44 (consigned by the above)

Acquired at the above sale by the present owner

Christian Zervos, Pablo Picasso: Oeuvres de 1937 à 1939, vol. IX, Paris, 1958, no. 236, pl. 113, illustrated (incorrectly dated 8 December 1938)
Exh. Cat., Cleveland Museum of Art, Picasso & Things: The Still Lifes of Picasso, 1992, p. 23, illustrated (titled Fish and Frying Pan and incorrectly dated 8 December 1938)
Josep Palau i Fabre, Picasso: Del Minotaur al Guernika (1927-1939), Barcelona, 2011, no. 1251, p. 402, illustrated