• Impressionist/Modern Works on  auction at Christies

    Sale 2312

    Impressionist/Modern Works on Paper Featuring Property from the Collection of Mrs Sidney F. Brody

    5 May 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 205

    Pablo Picasso (1881-1973)

    Nu à la grappe de raisin

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Pablo Picasso (1881-1973)
    Nu à la grappe de raisin
    signed, dated and numbered 'Picasso 31.5.70. III' (upper right)
    ballpoint pen on paper
    12 1/8 x 9 in. (30.8 x 22.9 cm.)
    Drawn on 31 May 1970


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    Provenance

    Galerie Louise Leiris, Paris.
    Berggruen & Cie., Paris.
    Acquired from the above by the present owner, December 1972.


    Literature

    C. Zervos, Pablo Picasso, Paris, 1977, vol. 32, no. 94 (illustrated, pl. 40).
    The Picasso Project, ed., Picasso's Paintings, Watercolors, Drawings and Sculpture: The Final Years 1970-1973, San Francisco, 2004, p. 40, no. 70-124 (illustrated).


    Exhibited

    Paris, Galerie Louise Leiris, Picasso, Dessins en noir et en couleurs, December 1969-January 1971, p. 28, no. 29 (illustrated; late addition to the exhibition).
    Roslyn, New York, Nassau County Museum of Art, Picasso, February-April 2005, p. 36 (illustrated).
    Roslyn, New York, Nassau County Museum of Art, Picasso and The School of Paris, November 2006-February 2007.