24 June 2015
Hans Bellmer (1902-1975)
Etude préparatoire au Portrait d'Unica avec l'oeil-sexe
pencil on paper
8 5/8 x 6 5/8 in. (21.9 x 16.8 cm.)
Drawn circa 1961-1962
Galerie 1900-2000, Paris.
Acquired from the above by the present owner in 2008.
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S. van Heugten, Avant-gardes, 1870 to the Present, The Collection of the Triton Foundation, Brussels, 2012, p. 538 (illustrated p. 326).
This drawing is a study for the drawing Portrait d'Unica avec l'oeil-sexe, 1961.
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