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

Japonaise au miroir noir

BALTHUS (1908-2001)
Japonaise au miroir noir
signed, dated and inscribed 'Balthus 1967-1976 Ne pas vernir S.V.P.' (on the reverse)
Casein and tempera on canvas
59 ¼ x 76 7/8 in. (150.2 x 195.2 cm.)
Painted in 1967-1976
Pierre Matisse Gallery, New York (acquired from the artist).
Acquired from the above by the present owner, 16 December 1977.
T.B. Hess, "Balthus: Seen and Scene" in New York Magazine, 21 November 1977, p. 97 (illustrated in color, p. 95).
W. Zimmer, "'Ordinary Rites" in The Soho News, 24 November 1977.
J. Leymarie, Balthus, New York, 1978 (illustrated, pl. 44).
G. Robert, "Balthus et l'archéologie du voir" in Vie des arts, summer 1978, vol. 23, no. 91, p. 50 (illustrated, p. 52, fig. 3; titled Japonaise au meuble noir).
J. Leymarie, Balthus, New York, 1982, p. 94 (illustrated in color, p. 95; illustrated again, p. 144).
S. Klossowski de Rola, Balthus, New York, 1983 (illustrated, pl. 67).
Balthus, exh. cat., Musée national d'art moderne, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, 1984, p. 379, no. 224 (illustrated).
J. Leymarie, J. Rodolphe de Salis, J. Starobinski and J. Zutter, Balthus, exh. cat., Musée des beaux-arts, Lausanne, 1993, p. 58 (illustrated).
K. Kisaragi, S. Takashina and K. Motoe, Balthus, Tokyo, 1994 (illustrated, pl. 54).
X. Xing, Balthus, Shanghai, 1995 (illustrated, pl. 65).
C. Roy, Balthus, Boston, 1996, p. 236.
S. Klossowski de Rola, Balthus, New York, 1996, p. 158, no. 83 (illustrated in color).
V. Monnier and J. Clair, Balthus: Catalogue Raisonné of the Complete Works, New York, 1999, p. 193, no. P 331 (illustrated; with incorrect dimensions).
New York, Pierre Matisse Gallery, Balthus, November-December 1977, no. 12.
New York, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Balthus, February-May 1984, p. 52, no. 48 (illustrated, fig. 88).

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