Le Compotier
Artwork: Le Compotier
Size: 51.2 x 66.1 cm
Medium: Ripolin on paper laid down on canvas
Creation year: 1946
Marks: Signed 'Picasso' (lower left)
Category: Paintings
Provenance: Galerie Louise Leiris (Daniel-Henry Kahnweiler), Paris; Arthur and Madeleine Chalette Lejwa, New York (by 1966); Bequest from the previous to the present owner, 1999
Exhibition history: Washington, D.C., Washington Gallery of Modern Art, Picasso since 1945, June-September 1966, p. 58 (illustrated, p. 18; with incorrect medium); Jerusalem, The Israel Museum, From Far and Wide: A Taste of the Lejwa Collection, May-August 2005; Antibes, Musee Picasso, Picasso: 1945-1949, l'ere du renouveau, March-June 2009, p. 194 (illustrated, p. 105; illustrated again in situ in Chateau Grimaldi in 1946; with incorrect medium)