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    Sale 1996

    Impressionist And Modern Works On Paper

    7 May 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 160

    Pablo Picasso (1881-1973)

    L'Ecuyère

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Pablo Picasso (1881-1973)
    L'Ecuyère
    dated and numbered '15.4.70. II' (center right)
    pen and India ink on paper
    12½ x 19¼ in. (31.8 x 49 cm.)
    Drawn on 15 April 1970


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    Provenance

    Maurice and Jacqueline Bresnu, Mougins (acquired from the artist).
    Anon. sale, Christie's, New York, 19 November 1998, lot 415.
    Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.


    Saleroom Notice

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


    Literature

    The Picasso Project, ed., Picasso's Paintings, Watercolors, Drawings and Sculpture: The Final Years 1970-1973, San Francisco, 2004, p. 29, no. 70-082 (illustrated).


    Exhibited

    Milan, Palazzo Marina alla Scala, Picasso: La Collection Nascosta, October 1996.
    Seoul, KED Museum, Picasso: The Hidden Collection, October 1997.
    Vienna, Kunsthaus, Picasso: Die verborgene Sammlung, August 1998.