Grand Nu
Artwork: Grand Nu
Size: 90.5 x 72 cm
Medium: Estompe and pencil on paper
Creation year: 1925
Marks: Signed and dated 'G Braque 25' (lower left)
Category: Drawings
Provenance: Dr Gottlieb Reber, Lausanne; Galerie L'Effort Moderne [Leonce Rosenberg], Paris (Ph. 1147); Richard Wyndham, Sussex; The Mayor Gallery, London (no. 3451), by whom acquired from the previous, circa 1947; Private collection, London, by whom acquired from the previous, on 30 January 1948; The Mayor Gallery, London; Acquired by Eric & Salome Estorick from the previous, on 21 November 1951
Exhibition history: London, Institute of Contemporary Arts, Georges Braque, An Exhibition of Paintings and Drawings from collections in England: with Lithographs 1909-1953, May - July 1954, no. 13, n.p. (illustrated); Munich, Haus der Kunst, Georges Braque, October - December 1963, no. 72, p. 45 (illustrated pl. 66; with incorrect dimensions); London, Mayor Gallery, A Loan Exhibition in Memory of Fred Hoyland Mayor, November - December 1973, no. 2, n.p. (illustrated p. 15; titled 'Nude'); Munich, Kunsthalle, Georges Braque, March - May 1988, no. 94; this exhibition later travelled to New York, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, June - September 1988, no. 107, n.p. (illustrated n.p; titled 'Seated Nude' and with incorrect dimensions); Basel, Kunstmuseum, Canto d'Amore, Klassiche Moderne in Musik und bilende Kunst, 1914-1935, April - August 1996, no. 9 (illustrated)

Christie's London

Date: 2018-06-20
Lot Number: 32B