Contemporary Day Auction, including the Ralph I. Goldenberg Collection

Contemporary Day Auction, including the Ralph I. Goldenberg Collection

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Primary Structures: The Ralph I. Goldenberg Collection


Étude pour "Thérèse rêvant"

Auction Closed

June 26, 03:48 PM GMT


50,000 - 70,000 GBP

Lot Details



1908 - 2001

Étude pour "Thérèse rêvant"

graphite on paper

26 by 25.5 cm. 10¼ by 10 in.

framed: 48 by 48 cm. 18⅞ by 18⅞ in.

Executed in 1938.

Mr. and Mrs. Eugene V. Thaw, New York (acquired by 1964)

Harold Sonners, Beverly Hills (acquired by 1966)

B.C. Holland Inc., Chicago

Acquired from the above in 1975 by Ralph I. Goldenberg

Exh. Cat., New York, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Balthus: A Retrospective, 1984, no. 105, p. 88, illustrated (titled Study for "The Dream")

Virginie Monnier and Jean Clair, Balthus: Catalogue Raisonné of the Complete Works, Paris 1999, no. D474, p. 224, illustrated

Chicago, Arts Club of Chicago, Balthus, September - October 1964, no. 40, illustrated (titled Study for "The Dream")

New York, The Museum of Modern Art, Balthus, 1966-67, no. 22 (titled Study for "The Dream")

London, Tate Gallery, Balthus, October - November 1968, no. 86

Chicago, Museum of Contemporary Art, Balthus in Chicago, August - November 1980, no. 12 (titled Study for "The Dream")

Paris, Centre Georges Pompidou, Balthus, November 1983 - January 1984, no. 74, illustrated (titled Étude pour " Le Rêve I")

New York, Beadleston Gallery, Balthus: Paintings and Drawings, October - November 1999, no. 35 (titled Study for "The Dream")