• Art Impressionniste et Moderne auction at Christies

    Sale 5583

    Art Impressionniste et Moderne

    1 December 2009, Paris

  • Lot 120

    BALTHUS (BALTHASAR KLOSSOWSKI DE ROLA DIT, 1908-2001)

    Etude pour "Nu de profil"

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    BALTHUS (BALTHASAR KLOSSOWSKI DE ROLA DIT, 1908-2001)
    Etude pour "Nu de profil"
    mine de plomb sur papier décoré
    100 x 69.9 cm. (39 3/8 x 27½ in.)
    Exécuté vers 1972-73


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    Provenance

    Galerie Claude Bernard, Paris.
    Acquis auprès de celle-ci par la famille du propriétaire actuel.


    Pre-Lot Text

    IMPORTANTE COLLECTION PARTICULIERE PARISIENNE


    Literature

    V. Monnier et J. Clair, Balthus, catalogue raisonné de l'oeuvre complet, Paris, 1999, p. 358, no. D1262 (illustré).


    Exhibited

    Marseille, Musée Cantini, Balthus, juillet-septembre 1973, no. 71 (illustré).
    Paris, Galerie Claude Bernard, Balthus: Dessins, décembre 1978-janvier 1979.


    Post Lot Text

    'STUDY FOR "NUDE, SEEN FROM PROFILE"'; PENCIL ON DECORATED PAPER.