Les Femmes d'Alger (Version 'O')
Artwork: Les Femmes d'Alger (Version 'O')
Size: 114 x 146.4 cm
Medium: Oil on canvas
Creation year: 1955
Marks: Signed 'Picasso' (upper right); dated '14.2.55.' (on the reverse)
Category: Paintings
Provenance: Galerie Louise Leiris (Daniel-Henry Kahnweiler), Paris; Victor and Sally Ganz, New York (acquired from the above, 6 June 1956); Estate sale, Christie’s, New York, 10 November 1997, lot 33; Acquired at the above sale by the present owner
Exhibition history: Paris, Musee du Louvre, Picasso et les maitres, October 2008-February 2009, p. 359 (illustrated in color, p. 215); London, The National Gallery, Picasso: Challenging the Past, February-June 2009, pp. 13, 114, 126 and 143, no. 41 (detail illustrated in color, p. 10; illustrated in color, p. 126); London, Tate Britain and Edinburgh, The Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, Picasso & Modern British Art, February-November 2012, pp. 192 and 232, no. 120 (detail illustrated in color as a frontispiece; illustrated in color, p. 193).

Date: 2015-05-11
Lot Number: 8

Date: 1997-11-10
Lot Number: 33