Hans Bellmer (1902-1975)
signed 'Hans Bellmer' (lower right)
gouache on black card
12 ¾ x 9 ¾ in. (32.6 x 24.9 cm.)
Painted circa 1960-1961
Julien Levy, New York; Estate sale, Tajan, Paris, 8 June 2006, lot 211.
Anon. sale, Sotheby's, London, 6 February 2007, lot 185.
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.
University Park, Pennsylvania, Palmer Museum of Art; Boston, McMullen Museum of Art; Sacramento, Crocker Art Museum; Knoxville Museum of Art and Portland, Maine, Portland Museum of Art, Accommodations of Desire, Surrealist Works on Paper Collected by Julien Levy, September 2004-March 2006, p. 116 (illustrated, p. 56; titled Crouching Woman and with incorrect medium).