Femme Dans Un Fauteuil (Francoise)
Artwork: Femme Dans Un Fauteuil (Francoise)
Size: 100.3 x 81.3 cm
Medium: Oil on canvas
Creation year: 1948
Marks: Signed 'Picasso' (lower right); dated '29.12.48. 1.1.49.' (on the reverse)
Category: Paintings
Artwork details : Painted 29 December 1948-1 January 1949
Provenance: Galerie Louise Leiris (Daniel-Henry Kahnweiler), Paris (acquired from the artist, 1949); Schoneman Galleries, New York (acquired from the previous, 1956); A.B. Martin, Glenhead, New York (by 1957); Phyllis B. Lambert, Montreal (1959 and until at least 1964); Sari Heller Gallery Ltd., Beverly Hills (1972); Burt Kleiner, California; Private collection (acquired from the previous and then by descent); sale, Sotheby's, New York, 10 May 2000, lot 28; Acquired at the previous sale by the present owners
Exhibition history: Paris, Maison de la Pensee Francaise, Oeuvres recentes de Picasso, 1949, no. 33 (titled Femme assise); Sao Paolo, Museu de Arte Moderna, Ila Bienal, December 1953-February 1954, p. 32, no. 48 (illustrated in color); Paris, Musee des arts decoratifs; Munich, Haus Der Kunst; Cologne, Rheinisches Museum and Hamburg, Kunsthalle-Altbau, Picasso: Peintures 1900-1955, June 1955-April 1956, no. 115 (illustrated); Waltham, Rose Art Museum, Brandeis University, A Century of Modern European Painting, June-July 1961; The Art Gallery of Toranto and The Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, Picasso and Man, January-March 1964, p. 138, no. 248 (illustrated); Beverly Hills, Sari Heller Gallery Ltd., Picasso: 80 Works from 1900 to 1971, Oils, Gouaches, Sculpture and Drawings, September-October 1972, pp. 56 and 118, no. 36 (illustrated in color, p. 57)

Christie's New York

Date: 2019-11-11
Lot Number: 23A
Low Estimate: $12000000 [-4%]
High Estimate: $18000000 [-36%]
Hammer Price: $11500000
Sold For: $13327500