Nu Couche Et Musicien
Artwork: Nu Couche Et Musicien
Size: 50 x 61.1 cm
Medium: Oil and ripolin on canvas
Creation year: 1967
Marks: Signed 'Picasso' (lower left); dated and numbered '24.3.67. I' (on the reverse) and dated again '24.3.67.' (on the stretcher)
Category: Paintings
Artwork details : Painted on 24 March 1967
Provenance: Galerie Louise Leiris, Paris; Galerie Beyeler, Basel (acquired from the previous, May 1968); Private collection, Switzerland (acquired from the previous, July 1968); Galerie Beyeler, Basel (acquired from the previous, November 1975); Private collection, France (acquired from the previous, August 1985); Anon. sale, Christie's, London, 9 December 1998, lot 703; Acquired at the previous sale by the present owner.
Exhibition history: Madrid, Fundacion Juan March and Barcelona, Museu Picasso, Picasso, September 1977-January 1978, no. 30 (illustrated in color); Basel, Galerie Beyeler, Picasso: A Centennial Selection, April-July 1981, p. 119, no. 59 (illustrated in color, p. 92; titled Musicien et femme couchee); Rathaus Wien, Pablo Picasso: Bilder, zeichnungen, plastiken, November 1981-January 1982, no. 72 (illustrated in color).

Christie's New York

Date: 2019-05-14
Lot Number: 389
Low Estimate: $1000000 [-19%]
High Estimate: $1500000 [-46%]
Hammer Price: $800000
Sold For: $975000