Etude Pour Le Reve I
Artist: Balthus
Artwork: Etude Pour Le Reve I
Size: 46 x 55.3 cm
Medium: Oil on canvas
Creation year: 1954
Marks: Signed Balthus and dated 54. (lower left); signed with the initials Bs and dated 54 (on the reverse)
Category: Paintings
Provenance: Pierre Matisse Gallery, New York (acquired from the artist); Sale: Christie's, London, June 29, 1981, lot 61; Private Collection, New York; Acquired from the previous on January 9, 1985
Exhibition history: New York, Pierre Matisse Gallery, Balthus, 1957, no. 14; New York, Pierre Matisse Gallery, Balthus, Paintings 1929-1961, 1962, no. 9; Cambridge, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, The New Gallery, Balthus, 1964, no. 17

Sotheby's New York

Date: 2019-11-13
Lot Number: 135
Low Estimate: $250000 [+43%]
High Estimate: $350000 [+2%]
Hammer Price: $360000
Sold For: $450000