Claude A Deux Ans
Artwork: Claude A Deux Ans
Size: 129.7 x 96.5 cm
Medium: Oil on canvas
Creation year: 1949
Marks: Dated '9.6.49.' (lower right); dated again and numbered '9.6.49. II' (on the reverse)
Category: Paintings
Artwork details : Painted on 9 June 1949
Provenance: Estate of the artist; Marina Picasso, Paris (by descent from the previous); Galerie Jan Krugier, Geneva (acquired from the previous); The Bellagio Gallery of Fine Art, Las Vegas (by 1999); Gagosian Gallery, New York (acquired from the previous); Acquired from the previous by the present owner, 2000
Exhibition history: Munich, Haus der Kunst; Cologne, Josef-Haubrich-Kunsthalle; Frankfurt, Galerie im Stadelschen Kunstinstitut and Kunsthaus Zurich, Pablo Picasso: Werke aus der Sammlung Marina Picasso, Eine Ausstellung zum hundertsten Geburtstag, February 1981-March 1982, p. 384, no. 242 (illustrated; titled Der zweijahrige Claude und sein Holzpferd); Venice, Centro di Cultura di Palazzo Grassi, Picasso: Opere dal 1895-1971 dalla Collecione Marina Picasso, May-July 1981, p. 275, no. 291 (illustrated; titled Enfant avec cheval a roulettes); Melbourne, National Gallery of Victoria and Sydney, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Picasso: Works from the Marina Picasso Collection, July-December 1984, no. 150 (illustrated in color; titled Enfant avec cheval a roulette); Dusseldorf, Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen and Staatsgalerie Stuttgart, Picasso's World of Children September 1995-March 1996, p. 254, no. 128 (illustrated in color; titled Child with Wooden Horse); New York, Gagosian Gallery, Picasso and Francoise Gilot: Paris-Vallauris, 1943-1953, May-June 2012, pp. 122 and 360 (illustrated in color, p. 123; illustrated again in color, p. 360; titled Claude a deux ans avec son cheval a roulettes)

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Date: 2019-05-13
Lot Number: 20A
Low Estimate: $7000000 [+5%]
High Estimate: $10000000 [-26%]
Hammer Price: $7400000
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