Lot 34 | PABLO PICASSO (1881-1973)PABLO PICASSO (1881-1973)
dated '.15.3.59.' (on the front of the arm); numbered and stamped with foundry mark '5/6 C. VALSUANI CIRE PERDUE' (on the top of the base)
bronze with brown patina
Height: 22 7/8 in. (57.8 cm.)
Conceived in Cannes on 15 March 1959 and cast in March 1961
Provenance Galerie Louise Leiris (Daniel-Henry Kahnweiler), Paris.
Perls Galleries, New York.
James W. and Marilynn Alsdorf, Chicago.
Thomas Ammann Fine Art AG, Zurich.
Private collection, Switzerland (acquired from the above); sale, Christie's, New York, 6 November 2002, lot 40.
Acquavella Galleries, Inc., New York (acquired at the above sale).
Acquired from the above by the present owner, 2008. Literature Du, vol. 21, no. 248, October 1961 (another cast illustrated in color on the cover).
R. Penrose, The Sculpture of Picasso, New York, 1967, p. 224, no. 146 (another cast illustrated, p. 159).
G. Mili, Picasso's Third Dimension, New York, 1970, p. 181 (another cast illustrated in color twice, pp. 136-137).
W. Spies, Picasso Sculpture with a Complete Catalogue, London, 1972, p. 311, no. 555 (another cast illustrated, p. 293).
W. Spies and C. Piot, Picasso, Das plastiche Werk, Stuttgart, 1983, p. 397, no. 555 (another cast illustrated, p. 362).
W. Spies and C. Piot, Picasso Sculpteur, exh. cat., Musée national d'art moderne, Centre George Pompidou, Paris, 2000, p. 418, no. 555 (another cast illustrated, p. 383). Special Notice
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