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Pablo Picasso

Buste de femme (Portrait de Dora Maar)
5 March 1944
92.1 x 60 cm. (36 ¼ x 23 ⅝ in.)

Signed lower right

Oil on canvas

Provenance :

·         Galerie, Louis Leiris, Paris

·         Galerie Louis Carre, Paris

·         G. David Thompson, Pittsburgh

·         Galerie Beyeler, Basel

·         Private collection

·         Sale, Christie’s, New York, May 10, 1989, Lot 78

·         Private collection (acquired at the above sale)

·         Thomas Amman Gallery, Switzerland

·         Sale, Sotheby’s New York, November 7, 2001, Lot 32

·         Private collection, USA

Exhibited :

·         Paris, Galerie Louise Leiris, Picasso, 1945

·         Paris, Galerie Louis Carre, Dix-neuf peinture de Picasso 1946, no. 10

·         New York, Galerie Louis Carre, The Figures: November 1939-May 1944, no. 6

·         Basel, Galerie Beyeler, Maitres de l’art modern, 1958, no. 13

·         Basel, Galerie Beyeler, La Femme, 1969, no. 23

·         Zurich, Kunsthaus; Dusseldorf, Kunstmuseum Gemeentemuseum, The Hague; Galleriea d’Arte Moderna, Turin

·         Thompson Pittsburg: Au seiner amerikanischen Privatsammlung, 1960, no. 184

·         Tel Aviv Museum; Jerusalem, The Israel Museum, Picasso, 1966, no. 40

·         Basel, Galerie Beyeler, Picasso, werke von 1932-1965, 1967, no 25

Literature :

·         Harriet and Sidney Janis, Picasso, The Recent Years 1939-46, New York, 1946, illustrated p. 127 in a photograph of several works installed at the Galerie Louis Carre in 1946

·         C. Zervos, Pablo Picasso, Paris, 1984, vol. 13, no. 235 (illustrated, pl. 116)

·         A. Wofsy, The Picasso Project, Picasso’s Paintings, Watercolors, Drawings, and Sculpture: Nazi Occupation 1940-1944, San Francisco 1999, p. 318, no. 43-023 (illustrated)

·         C. Zervos, Pablo Picasso, Paris 2013, vol. 13, no. 235 (illustrated pl. 116)