Nu et homme assis

Pablo Picasso

(Malaga, 1881 - Mougins, 1973)
Blue crayon on paper 43 x 54.6 cm (17 x 21.5 in.) Signed and dated upper left 'Picasso 20.12.69' 1969
Provenance
Marlborough Fine Arts, Ltd., London; George Embiricos, Switzerland (acquired from the above in 1972 and sold by the estate: Sotheby's, New York, November 8, 2012, lot 32); Private collection, London (acquired at the above sale and sold Sotheby's, New York, May 8, 2014, lot 324)
Literature
The Picasso Project, Picasso's Paintings, Watercolors, Drawings and Sculpture: The Sixties III 1968-1969, San Francisco 2003, no. 69-566, ill. p. 293
Christian Zervos, Pablo Picasso, Oeuvres de 1969, vol. XXXI, Paris 1976, ill. pl. 179
Rafael Alberti, A Year of Picasso, Paintings: 1969, New York 1971, ill. p. 148

Exhibited
Avignon, Palais de Papes, 'Pablo Picasso', 1970, no. 44, ill. in the catalogue; New York, Marlborough Gallery & Saidenberg Gallery, 'Homage to Picasso for his 90th Birthday', 1971, no. 111, ill. in the catalogue

EXHIBITOR

Thomas Gibson Fine Art

"European Paintings, Drawings & Sculpture from 1870 onwards, American Paintings from 1870 onwards, Sculpture & Works of Art (including Jewelry, Textiles, Arms & Armor, Clocks, Ceramics, Glass and Silver) from 1870 onwards"

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