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    Sale 12071

    Impressionist & Modern Art Day Sale

    13 May 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 1205

    Pablo Picasso (1881-1973)

    Femme debout

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    Pablo Picasso (1881-1973)
    Femme debout
    numbered and stamped with foundry mark '5/10 C. VALSUANI CIRE PERDUE' (on the top of the base)
    bronze with dark brown patina
    Height: 10 ½ in. (26.7 cm.)
    Conceived in 1945


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    Provenance

    Phil Berg, Los Angeles.
    Los Angeles County Museum of Art (bequest from the above, 1971); sale, Christie's, New York, 3 November 1993, lot 308.
    Marisa Del Re Gallery.
    Acquired from the above by the late owners, circa 1985.


    Pre-Lot Text

    The Francey and Dr. Martin L. Gecht Collection


    Literature

    W. Spies, Picasso, Das plastische Werk, Stuttgart, 1983, p. 385, no. 314.II (another cast illustrated, p. 345).
    The Picasso Project, ed., Picasso's Paintings, Watercolors, Drawings and Sculpture, Liberation and Post-War Years, 1944-1949, San Francisco, 2000, p. 48, no. 45-098 (illustrated).
    Spies, Picasso, The Sculptures, Stuttgart, 2000, p. 407, no. 314.II (another cast illustrated, p. 366; original plaster version illustrated, p. 249).


    Exhibited

    Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Man Came This Way, Objects from the Phil Berg Collection, March-May 1971, p. 200, no. 305 (illustrated, p. 201).