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

Katia endormie

BALTHUS (1908-2001)
Katia endormie
signed with the artist’s monogram 'Bs.' (lower right)
pencil on paper
13 1/2 x 18 in. (34.4 x 45.8 cm.)
Drawn circa 1974
Galleria d'arte il Gabbiano, Rome, by whom acquired directly from the artist.
Private collection, Italy.
James Goodman Gallery, New York, by 1986.
Acquired from the above by Robin Hambro on 11 March 1986.
J-P. Faye & Balthus, Balthus, Les dessins, Paris, 1998, p. 63 (illustrated; titled 'Jeune fille endormie' and dated '1978').
V. Monnier & J. Clair, Balthus, Catalogue Raisonné of the Complete Works, Paris, 1999, no. D 1297, p. 365 (illustrated; with inverted dimensions).
Spoleto, Palazzo Racani-Arroni, Balthus: disegni e acquarelli, June - July 1982, no. 127, p. 112 (illustrated; titled 'Fanciulla addorementata' and dated 'circa 1978').
Paris, Musée national d’art moderne, Centre Georges Pompidou, Balthus, November 1983 - January 1984, no. 96, p. 250 (illustrated; titled 'Jeune fille endormie' and dated 'circa 1978'); this exhibition later travelled to New York, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, February - May 1984.
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