The Emily Fisher Landau Collection: An Era Defined | Evening Auction

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Pablo Picasso

Femme à la montre

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November 9, 12:13 AM GMT


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Pablo Picasso

(1881 - 1973)

Femme à la montre

signed Picasso (upper left); inscribed Boisgeloup and dated 17 Août XXXII. (on the stretcher)

oil on canvas

51 ⅛ by 38 ⅛ in. 130 by 97 cm.

Executed on 17 August 1932.

Galerie Beyeler, Basel (acquired directly from the artist in 1966)

Pace Gallery, New York (acquired from the above in 1968)

Acquired from the above in November 1968 by the present owner

Christian Zervos, Picasso 1930 à 1935, Paris, 1936, p. 53, illustrated (titled Peinture and dated 1933)

Christian Zervos, Pablo Picasso: Oeuvres de 1932 à 1937, vol. VIII, Paris, 1957, no. 132, pl. 54, illustrated (titled Femme Assise à la Montre-Bracelet and dated 1933)

Julio E. Payró, Picasso y el ambiente artístico-social contemporáneo, Buenos Aires, 1960, p. 41

Roland Penrose, Pablo Picasso and Alfred H. Barr, Jr., Picasso, Basel, 1967-68, pl. 49, p. 85, and p. 152, illustrated in color

Christopher Czwiklitzer, Picasso Posters, New York, 1970-71, pl. 253, p. 345, illustrated (on the poster for the 1967 Galerie Beyeler exhibition)

Marjorie Welish, "Artful Balance," House and Garden, vol. 157, no. 5, May 1985, pp. 164-65, illustrated in color 

Joseph Giovannini, "All About the Art - Emily Fisher Landau Chooses Her Palette In New York," Architectural Digest, October 2002, pp. 240-247, illustrated in color 

Corey Kilgannon, “Artworks are This 90-Year-Old’s Best Friend,” The New York Times, 30 September 2010, online, illustrated

Antonio Sánchez Podadera, Antonio Romero Márquez and Julio César Jiménez Moreno, Genial Picasso, Malaga, 1996, p. 188

Josep Palau i Fabre, Picasso: From the Minotaur to Guernica (1927-1939), Barcelona, 2011, no. 343, p. 199, illustrated in color (dated early 1932)

Mark Stephen Archer, The New Formal: Interiors by James Aman, New York, 2016, pp. 14, 20, illustrated in color (in installation) 

Exh. Cat., Paris, Musée Picasso, Picasso 1932: Année érotique, 2017-18, p. 146, illustrated in color (titled Femme assise au bracelet montre)

John Thomason, "Norton's New Exhibition a Trove of Contemporary Art Riches," Boca Magazine, 16 March 2022 (online)

Basel, Galerie Beyeler, Picasso Works 1932 to 1965, February - March 1967, no. 4

New York, Whitney Museum of American Art; San Francisco Museum of Modern Art; and Minneapolis, Walker Art Center, Picasso and American Art, September 2006 - August 2007, pl. 101, p. 192, illustrated in color (exhibited in New York only)

West Palm Beach, Norton Museum of Art, Picasso's Muses, November 2014 - February 2015

Miami, Pérez Art Museum (on loan in 2018)

West Palm Beach, Norton Museum of Art, A Remarkable Gathering: The Fisher Landau Family Collection, March - September 2022