Le Peintre
Artwork: Le Peintre
Size: 100.2 x 80 cm
Medium: Oil on canvas
Creation year: 1967
Marks: Signed 'Picasso' (lower right); dated and numbered '25.3.67. II' (on the reverse)
Category: Paintings
Artwork details : Painted in Mougins on 25 March 1967
Provenance: Galerie Louise Leiris (Daniel-Henry Kahnweiler), Paris (no. 16465); Galerie Beyeler, Basel (no. 6927), by whom acquired from the previous, in November 1971; Private collection, Belgium, by whom acquired from the previous, on 17 July 1974; Galerie Louise Leiris (Daniel-Henry Kahnweiler), Paris, by whom probably acquired from the previous; Galerie Beyeler, Basel (no. 10878), by whom acquired from the previous, on 23 July 1986; Private collection, Australia, by whom acquired from the previous, on 8 September 1988; sale, Sotheby's, London, 5 February 2008, lot 75; Nahmad collection, New York & London, by whom acquired at the previous sale; Hammer Galleries, New York, by whom acquired from the previous, in 2013; Private collection, England, by whom acquired from the previous, in October 2013; sale, Christie's, New York, 15 May 2018, lot 32A
Exhibition history: Basel, Galerie Beyeler, Picasso, 1881-1981: A Centennial Selection, April - July 1981, no. 60, p. 119; Kunstmuseum Basel, Pablo Picasso: Das Spatwerk, Themen 1964-1972, September - November 1981, no. 22, p. 159; Vienna, Rathaus, Picasso in Wien, Bilder, Zeichnungen, Plastiken, November 1981 - January 1982, no. 73, n.p; Basel, Galerie Beyeler, Picasso: der Maler und seine Modelle, July - October 1986, no. 55, n.p. (illustrated p. 110); Monaco, Grimaldi Forum, Picasso dans la collection Nahmad, July - September 2013, p. 372 (illustrated p. 373)

Christie's London

Date: 2019-06-18
Lot Number: 31