5 February 2004
THE PROPERTY OF A PRIVATE AMERICAN COLLECTOR
Balthus (Balthazar Klossowski de Rola, 1908-2001)
Double étude pour "Japonaise à la table rouge"
signed with the monogram and dated '64' (lower left)
pencil and pen and ink and wash on buff paper
15 x 21 5/8 in. (38.1 x 55 cm.)
Executed in 1964
Felix Landau, Los Angeles.
Richard Feigen Gallery, New York.
Noah Goldowski, New York.
Galerie Jan Krugier, Geneva.
Donald Morris Gallery, Detroit.
Galerie Maeght, New York.
James Goodman Gallery, New York.
Dr. Jerry Sherman.
Thomas Amann Fine Art, Zurich.
Acquired from the above by the present owner.
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V. Monnier and J. Clair, Balthus. Catalogue raisonné de l'oeuvre complet, Paris, 1999, no. D1069 (illustrated p. 325).
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