Femme Accoudee
Artwork: Femme Accoudee
Size: 104.7 x 75 cm
Medium: Pastel on paper
Creation year: 1921
Marks: Signed and dated 'Picasso 21' (lower right)
Category: Drawings
Provenance: Galerie Thannhauser, Munich; Etienne Bignou, Paris (until at least 1932); Galerie Charpentier, Paris; Marie Cuttoli, Paris (by 1951); Private collection, Brussels; Galerie Beyeler, Basel; Private collection, Switzerland; William Beadleston, Inc., New York; Acquired from the previous by the late owners, 23 June 1987
Exhibition history: Brussels, Galerie Le Centaure, Trente ans de peinture francaise, June 1930, no. 41; Paris, Galerie Georges Petit, Exposition Picasso 1901-1932, June-July 1932, p. 53, no. 157 (titled La Dame en bleu and dated 1925); New York, Valentine Gallery, Selection: Newest Canvases from the School of Paris, December 1932, no. 10 (illustrated; titled Le Corsage bleu); Paris, Galerie Max Kaganovitch, OEuvres choisies du XXe siecle, May-July 1951, no. 30 (titled Femme); Paris, Galerie Bernheim-Jeune et Cie., Peintres de portraits, May-June 1952, no. 46 (dated 1920; titled La femme en bleu); New York, Beadleston Gallery, Inc., The Herbert J. & Adele Klapper Collection, May 2002, no. 7 (illustrated in color; detail illustrated in color on the cover and the frontispiece)