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    Sale 7736

    Impressionist/Modern Works on Paper

    24 June 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 107

    Pablo Picasso (1881-1973)

    Les baigneuses sur la plage

    Price Realised  

    Pablo Picasso (1881-1973)
    Les baigneuses sur la plage
    signed and dated 'Picasso 27-2-21-' (lower left)
    pencil on paper
    8¾ x 12½ in. (22.2 x 32 cm.)
    Executed on 27 February 1921


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

    Claude Picasso has confirmed the authenticity of this work.

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    Provenance

    Valentine Gallery, New York.
    Walter P. Chrysler, Jr., New York, by 1937.
    Acquired by Evelyn Annenberg Jaffe Hall in the late 1950s.


    Pre-Lot Text

    Property from the Family of Evelyn Annenberg Jaffe Hall


    Exhibited

    New York, Valentine Gallery, Exhibition of Drawings, Gouaches & Pastels by Picasso, April 1937, no. 24.
    Detroit, Institute of Arts, Selected Exhibition of the Walter P. Chrysler, Jr., Collection, 1937, no. 109.
    San Francisco, California Palace of the Legion of Honor and San Francisco, M.H. de Young Memorial Museum, Seven Centuries of Painting, A Loan Exhibition of Old & Modern Masters, December 1939 - January 1940, no. Y-198.
    Richmond, Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Collection of Walter P. Chrysler, January - March 1941, no. 225; this exhibition later travelled to Philadelphia, Museum of Art.