Femme assise, robe bleue

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Femme assise, robe bleue
73 x 60 cm
Oil on canvas
Signed and dated 'Picasso 25.10.39' (lower left)
Painted on 25 October 1939
Paul Rosenberg & Co., Paris and Bordeaux (acquired from the artist); Confiscated in Bordeaux, 1940, and transferred to the German Embassy, Paris; transferred to the Jeu de Paume, 6th September 1941 (Einsatzstab Reichsleiter Rosenberg inventory number PR 19); returned to the Mobel-Aktion and intended for transfer by train from Paris to the Nazi depot, Nikolsburg, Moravia, 1 August 1944; Seized by the French Resistance; restituted by the Commission de Recuperation to Paul Rosenberg; G. David Thompson, Pittsburgh (acquired from the previous); Estate sale, Sotheby's Parke Bernet, New York, 23-24 March 1966, lot 68; Galerie Beyeler, Basel (acquired at the previous sale); Private collection, Rome (acquired from the previous by the family of the owner,1968); sale, Christie's, London, 21 June 2011, lot 49
Basel, Galerie Beyeler, Picasso, Works from 1932-1965, February - April 1967, no. 20 (illustrated)
12 A
$45,047,500 *
$29,133,150 *