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    Sale 11793

    Impressionist & Modern Art Works on Paper

    23 June 2016, London, King Street

  • Lot 131

    Balthus (1908-2001)

    Jeune fille assise

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    Balthus (1908-2001)
    Jeune fille assise
    signed, dated and dedicated 'A mon cher Albert Balthus, 1949' (lower right)
    pencil on paper
    12 1/4 x 16 5/8 in. (31 x 42.2 cm.)
    Drawn in 1949

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    Private collection, Switzerland, a gift from the artist to the father of the present owner in the early 1950s.

    Pre-Lot Text



    V. Monnier & J. Clair, Balthus, Catalogue Raisonné of the Complete Works, Paris, 1999, no. D 660, p. 255 (illustrated).


    Lausanne, Musée Cantonal des Beaux-Arts, Balthus, May - August 1993.
    Martigny, Fondation Pierre Gianadda, Balthus, 100e anniversaire, June - November 2008, no. 125, p. 248 (illustrated pp. 182 & 217).