Pablo Picasso (1881-1973)
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Pablo Picasso (1881-1973)

Femme assise dans un fauteuil

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Pablo Picasso (1881-1973)
Femme assise dans un fauteuil
signed 'Picasso' (lower right)
gouache and watercolour on paper
10 1/4 x 7 3/4 in. (26.2 x 19.6 cm.)
Executed in Biarritz in 1918
Provenance
John Becker, New York, by whom acquired directly from the artist in the early 1920s, and thence by descent; sale, Sotheby's, London, 29 June 1988, lot 344.
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.
Literature
C. Zervos, Pablo Picasso, vol. 3, Oeuvres de 1917 à 1919, Paris, 1949, no. 212 (illustrated pl. 76).
The Picasso Project (ed.), Picasso's Paintings, Watercolors, Drawings and Sculpture, From Cubism to Neoclassicism, 1917-1919, San Francisco, 1995, no. 18-123 (illustrated p. 133).
Exhibited
Bogotá, Museo Nacional de Colombia, Picasso en Bogotá, May - August 2000, no. 15, p. 208 (illustrated p. 81).
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