Course De Taureaux
Artwork: Course De Taureaux
Size: 47.1 x 70 cm
Medium: Gouache and pastel on board
Creation year: 1900
Marks: Signed '-P. Ruiz Picasso-' (lower left)
Category: Drawings
Artwork details : Executed in Barcelona, 1900
Provenance: (Possibly) Berthe Weill, Paris (acquired from the artist); (Possibly) Adolphe Brisson, Paris (acquired from the previous); Anon. sale, Maitre Maurice Rheims, Galerie Charpentier, Paris, 18 March 1959, lot 24; Acquired at the previous sale by the late owner
Exhibition history: New Haven, Yale University Art Gallery, Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture Collected by Yale Alumni, May-June 1960, p. 185, no. 191 (illustrated); New York, M. Knoedler & Co., Inc., Picasso: An American Tribute, April-May 1962, no. 6 (illustrated); The Art Gallery of Toronto and The Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, Picasso and Man, January-March 1964, p. 26, no. 5 (illustrated); Forth Worth Art Center Museum, Picasso: Drawings, Watercolors, Gouaches, February-March 1967, p. 101, no. 142; New York, Museum of Modern Art, Pablo Picasso: A Retrospective, May-September 1980, p. 30 (illustrated in color, p. 31; with incorrect medium); Washington, D.C., National Gallery of Art and Boston, Museum of Fine Arts, Picasso: The Early Years, 1892-1906, March 1997-January 1998, p. 119, no. 33 (illustrated in color; detail illustrated in color, p. 20; titled Bullfight and with incorrect medium); Malaga, Museo Picasso, Picasso: Toros, April-July 2005, pp. 150 and 196, no. 34 (illustrated in color, p. 150; with incorrect medium)

Christie's New York

Date: 2019-05-13
Lot Number: 6A
Low Estimate: $3500000 [-37%]
High Estimate: $5500000 [-60%]
Hammer Price: $2200000
Sold For: $2655000