Katia Dans Un Fauteuil Les Bras Leves
Artist: Balthus
Artwork: Katia Dans Un Fauteuil Les Bras Leves
Size: 70.4 x 53.2 cm
Medium: Pencil on paper
Creation year: 1971
Marks: Signed 'Balthus' (lower left)
Category: Drawings
Artwork details : Drawn in 1970-1971
Provenance: Galerie Claude Bernard, Paris (1971); Private collection, Paris; Thomas Ammann Fine Art, Zurich; Private collection, Switzerland; Ronnie Meyerson, Inc., New York; Dr. and Mrs. Robert Nowinski, Seattle (acquired from the previous, by 1992); David Tunkl Fine Art, Los Angeles (acquired from the previous); Acquired from the previous by the late owners, June 1993.
Exhibition history: Paris, Galerie Claude Bernard, Balthus: Dessins et aquarelles, October 1971, no. 24 (illustrated); Roslyn, New York, Nassau County Museum of Art and Princeton, University Art Museum, 20th Century Master Watercolors, Drawings and Sculpture: From the Nowinski Collection, May 1992-April 1993, p. 14 (illustrated, p. 15); Kunstmuseum Bern, Balthus: Zeichnungen, June-September 1994, p. 83, no. 59 (illustrated; dated 1967 and titled Madchen in einem Lehnstuhl).

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Date: 2019-11-12
Lot Number: 118
Low Estimate: $250000 [-40%]
High Estimate: $350000 [-57%]
Hammer Price: $150000
Sold For: $187500