BALTHUS (1908-2001)
BALTHUS (1908-2001)
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BALTHUS (1908-2001)

Nature morte au chapeau bernois

BALTHUS (1908-2001)
Nature morte au chapeau bernois
oil on canvas
23 3/4 x 28 1/2 in. (60.3 x 72.5 cm.)
Painted in Beatenberg in 1928
Gertrude Dunant, Paris.
Peter Wydler, by whom acquired from the above in 1973, until at least 1999.
Anonymous sale, Sotheby's, New York, 4 May 2005, lot 203.
M. & Mme. Robert Schmit, Paris, by whom acquired at the above sale; their sale, Sotheby's, Paris, 8 December 2021, lot 8.
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.
V. Monnier & J. Clair, Balthus, Catalogue Raisonné of the Complete Works, New York, 1999, no. P46, p. 113 (illustrated; with incorrect dimensions).
Karuizawa, Musée d'Art Mercian, Balthus et Giacometti, 1997 (illustrated; dated '1929').
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