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    Sale 7601

    Impressionist and Modern Works on Paper

    25 June 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 287

    Pablo Picasso (1881-1973)

    Nu couché

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Pablo Picasso (1881-1973)
    Nu couché
    signed, dated and numbered '11.8.69 VI Picasso' (lower right)
    pencil on paper
    19¾ x 25 5/8 in. (50.2 x 65 cm.)
    Drawn on 11 August 1969


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    Provenance

    Galerie Louise Leiris, Paris.
    Thomas Gibson Fine Art Ltd., London.
    Anonymous sale, Christie's, London, 6 February 2003, lot 501.
    Acquired at the above sale by the present owners.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM THE JUDITH AND ABRAHAM AMAR FOUNDATION SOLD TO BENEFIT CHARITY


    Literature

    R. Alberti, A Year of Picasso Paintings: 1969, New York, 1971, no. 136 (illustrated p. 146).
    C. Zervos, Pablo Picasso, vol. 31, Oeuvres de 1969, Paris, 1976, no. 371 (illustrated p. 108).
    K. Gallwitz, Picasso. The Heroic Years, New York, 1985, no. 300a (illustrated p. 188).
    The Picasso Project (ed.), Picasso's Paintings, Watercolors, Drawings and Sculpture, The Sixties III, 1968-1969, San Francisco, 2003, no. 69-373 (illustrated p. 223).