Femme Au Baton (Femme Espagnole)
Artwork: Femme Au Baton (Femme Espagnole)
Size: image: 15.4 x 9.5 cm
Medium: Watercolour and ink on fine linen, laid down on card
Creation year: 1901
Marks: Signed 'Picasso' (lower right)
Category: Drawings
Artwork details : Executed in Paris in 1901
Provenance: Berthe Weill, Paris, by 1901; G. & L. Bollag, Salon Bollag, Zurich, by whom acquired from the previous; Max G. Bollag, Zurich, by descent from the previous, by 1965, and thence by descent to the present owners
Exhibition history: Prague, Spolek vytvarnych umlecu Manes, Umeni soucasne Francie, 1931; Frankfurt, Kunstverein, Picasso: 150 Handzeichnungen aus sieben Jahrzehnten, May - July 1965, no. 10; this exhibition later travelled to Hamburg, Kunstverein, July - September 1965, no. 10, n.p. (illustrated n.p; titled 'Spanierin - Femme espagnole (Silhouette de femme)'); Barcelona, Museu Picasso, Imagenes secretas: Picasso y la estampa erotica japonesa, November 2009 - February 2010, no. 9, p. 140 (illustrated pp. 48 & 140)

Christie's London

Date: 2018-06-20
Lot Number: 8B