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    Sale 2046

    Impressionist and Modern Art Day Sale

    6 November 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 101

    Pablo Picasso (1881-1973)

    Le Taureau

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Pablo Picasso (1881-1973)
    Le Taureau
    bears signature
    pen and black ink and colored wax crayons on card
    3½ x 5¼ in. (8.9 x 13.3 cm.)
    Drawn in 1901


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    Provenance

    Juan Junyer, Barcelona.
    Perls Galleries, New York.
    Alex and Rita K. Hillman, New York (acquired from the above, November 1954).
    Gift from the above to the present owner, 1978.


    Pre-Lot Text

    Property from the Alex Hillman Family Foundation*


    Literature

    C. Zervos, Pablo Picasso, Paris, 1932, vol. 1, no. 46 (illustrated, pl. 22).
    E. Braun, et al., Manet to Matisse, The Hillman Family Collection, Seattle and London, 1994, p. 122, no. 40 (illustrated in color, p. 123; dated 1903).


    Exhibited

    New York, Perls Galleries, Collection of Modern French Painting, March-May 1954.


    Post Lot Text

    *This lot may be exempt from sales tax as set forth in the Sales Tax Notice in the back of the catalogue.