Le Baiser
Artwork: Le Baiser
Size: panel: 47.2 x 64.1; cabinet door: 55.9 x 68.6 cm
Medium: Oil and charcoal incised on wooden cabinet door
Creation year: 1930
Marks: Dated 22-II-XXX (on the reverse)
Category: Paintings
Artwork details : Painted on February 22, 1930
Provenance: Estate of the Artist; Marina Picasso, France (by descent from the previous); Galerie Jan Krugier, Ditesheim & Cie, Geneva; Acquired from the previous on November 15, 2001
Exhibition history: Miami, Center for the Fine Arts, Picasso at Work at Home (Selections from the Marina Picasso Collection), 1985-86, no. 58, illustrated in the catalogue; Yomiuri Simbun Sha, Japan, Associations of Art Museums, Exhibition Pablo Picasso, Marina Picasso Collection, 1986-87, no. PM-10, illustrated in the catalogue; Hanover, Sprengel Museum, Pablo Picasso, Wege zur Skulptur, Die Carnets Paris und Dinard von 1928 aus der Sammlug Marina Picasso, 1995, no. 6, illustrated in color (in the supplement to the catalogue); New York, Pace Wildenstein, Picasso & Drawing, 1995, no. 42, illustrated in the catalogue; New York, Jan Krugier Gallery, 'Traces,' Primitive and Modern Expressions, 2001-02; New York, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, Picasso Black and White, 2012-13, no. 32, illustrated in color in the catalogue

Sotheby's New York

Date: 2017-11-14
Lot Number: 60
Low Estimate: $1800000
High Estimate: $2800000
Hammer Price: Not Sold