Garçon à la pipe
Artwork: Garçon à la pipe
Size: 99.7 x 81.3 cm
Medium: Oil on canvas
Creation year: 1905
Marks: Signed Picasso (lower left)
Category: Paintings
Provenance: Paul von Mendelssohn-Bartholdy, Berlin (probably acquired circa 1910); Countess Else Mendelssohn-Bartholdy Kesselstett (née Lavergne-Paguilhen), Berlin and Switzerland (by inheritance from the above); Walter Feilchenfeldt, Zürich (acquired from the above); Mr. and Mrs. John Hay Whitney (acquired from the above on January 13, 1950)
Exhibition history: New York, The Museum of Modern Art, Picasso and Portraiture: Representation and Transformation, 1996; Washington, D.C., National Gallery of Art, Picasso – The Early Years, 1892-1906, 1998, no. 138; San Francisco, Museum of Modern Art; Dallas, Museum of Art; Bilbao, Fundación Museo Guggenheim, The Artist and the Camera: Degas to Picasso, 2000, no. 498; New York, The Frick Collection, Six Paintings from the Former Collection of Mr. and Mrs. John Hay Whitney on Loan from the Greentree Foundation, 2000-2002

Date: 2004-05-05
Lot Number: 7