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PABLO PICASSO (1881-1973)
PABLO PICASSO (1881-1973)
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PABLO PICASSO (1881-1973)

Le repas de l’acrobate

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PABLO PICASSO (1881-1973)
Le repas de lacrobate
signed ‘Picasso’ (upper left)
gouache, watercolor and pen and India ink on card laid down on paper
12 ½ x 9 1/8 in. (31.6 x 23.3 cm.)
Executed in 1905
Provenance
Dr. Gottlieb Friedrich von Reber, Lausanne (by 1931).
Jacques Seligmann & Co., New York and Paris (acquired from the above, 28 July 1933).
Mrs. Frederick G. Clark, New York (acquired from the above, 1 February 1938, until at least 1947).
Acquired by the family of the present owner, 1950s.
Literature
C. Zervos, Pablo Picasso, Paris, 1932, vol. 1, no. 292 (illustrated, pl. 124).
D. Cooper, Picasso et le théâtre, Paris, 1967, p. 81, no. 38 (illustrated).
P. Daix and G. Boudaille, Picasso: The Blue and Rose Periods: A Catalogue Raisonné, 1900-1906, London, 1967, p. 260, no. XII:14 (illustrated).
A. Moravia, P. Lecaldano and P. Daix, The Complete Paintings of Picasso: Blue and Rose Periods, Milan, 1968, p. 100, no. 169 (illustrated).
F. Sopeña Ibañez, Picasso y la música, Madrid, 1982, p. 164 (illustrated, no. 41).
D. Kosinski, "G.F. Reber: Collector of Cubism" in The Burlington Magazine, August 1991, vol. 133, no. 1061, p. 530 (titled Two Saltimbanques and dated 1904-1905).
Exhibited
London, The Lefevre Gallery (Alex. Reid & Lefevre, Ltd.), Thirty Years of Pablo Picasso, June 1931, no. 6 (titled Deux Saltimbanques and dated 1904-1905).
New York, Jacques Seligmann & Co., Picasso, Blue and Rose Periods, 1901-1906, November 1936, p. 21, no. 24.
New York, Pierre Matisse Gallery, Pastels, Watercolors, Drawings, April-May 1937, no. 15.
New York, M. Knoedler & Co., Inc., Picasso Before 1907, October-November 1947, no. 30.
Sale Room Notice
Please note the updated medium for this work, which can be accessed online:
gouache, watercolor and pen and India ink on card laid down on paper

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