James Brooks

Pablo Picasso (1881 - 1973)

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Nu Couché, 1972

Pencil on paper mounted at the edges on board

22 ¼ by 29 ½ inches

Signed, dated and numbered ‘Picasso 20.4.72.II’ top right

 

Provenance

Galerie Louise Leiris, Paris

Thomas Gibson Fine Art, London

Private Collection, London

 

Exhibited

Paris Galerie Louise Leiris, Picasso: 172 dessins en noir et en couleurs, December 1972 – January 1973

 

Literature

C. Zervos, Pablo Picasso, Paris, 1978, Vol. 33 (Oeuvres de 1971-1972), no. 357 (illustrated, pl. 127)

Tête de Femme, 1965

Pencil on paper

10 5/8 x 8 1/4 inches

Dated and numbered 'Nimes 25.9.65 IV' upper left

Maya Widmaier Picasso has kindly confirmed the authenticity of this work.

Provenance

Maurice and Jacqueline Brenu, Mougins, France

Guggenheim Asher Associates, New York

Private Collection, New York

Sotheby's, New York, 6 May 2004

Exhibited

Milan, Palazzo Marina alla Scala, Picasso: La Collection Nacosta, October 1996

Seoul, KED Museum, Picasso: The Hidden Collection, October 1996

Vienna, Kunsthaus, Picasso: Die Verborgene Sammlung, August 1998

Pablo Picasso

Nu a la draperie (Etude pour ‘La Grande Danseuse’), 1907


Oil on canvas
12 1/4  x 8 ¾ inches
Signed ‘Picasso’ (lower center)

Provenance
Galerie Louise Leiris, Paris (no. 02244)
Georges Salles, Paris (Director, Musées de France 1945-1957)
Jean Aubier, Paris

 



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Tête de Femme, 25 September 1965

Pencil on paper

10 5/8 x 8 1/4 inches

Dated and numbered 'Nimes 25.9.65 l' upper left

Maya Widmaier Picasso has kindly confirmed the authenticity of this work.

Provenance

Maurice and Jacqueline Bresnu, Mougins, France

Guggenheim Asher Associates, New York

Private Collection, New York

Sotheby's, New York, 6 May 2004

Exhibited

Milan, Palazzo Marina alla Scala, Picasso: La Collection Nacosta, October 1996

Seoul, KED Museum, Picasso: The Hidden Collection, October 1996

Vienna, Kunsthaus, Picasso: Die Verborgene Sammlung, August 1998

Pablo Picasso

Buste de Femme au chapeau (Portrait of Dora Maar), 1943


Oil on cradled panel
25 ½ x 21 ¼ inches
Signed lower right, ‘Picasso’

Provenance
Louis Carré, Paris
Marlborough Fine Arts, London
H. Surger, New York
Parke Bernet Galleries, New York
Private Collection, New York



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Notre-Dame de Paris, 1954

Oil on canvas

25 3/4 x 21 inches (65.5 x 53.5 cm)

dated 25.10.54 (lower right)

 

Provenance

Estate of the artist (no.13292).

Perls Galleries, New York.

Brook Street Gallery, London.

Private collection, Texas.

Collection Dobe, Zurich.

Private collection (acquired anon. sale, Christie's New York, 13 May 1999, lot 499)

Private collection, Greenwich.

Van de Weghe Ltd, New York.

Exhibited

Paris, Grand Palais, Hommage Pablo Picasso, November 1966 - February 1967, no.236 (illustrated).

Zurich, Collection Dorbe, Urban Cityscapes, summer 1989.

Literature

The Picasso Project, ed., Picasso's Paintings, Watercolours, Drawings and Sculpture: The Fifties I,

1950-1955, San Francisco, 2000, no.54-236 (a), p.242 (illustrated).

 

The authenticity of this work has kindly been confirmed by Maya Widmaier Picasso and by Claude

Picasso.

SOLD