Nus
Artwork: Nus
Size: 81.3 x 100 cm
Medium: Oil and ripolin on canvas
Creation year: 1934
Marks: Signed Picasso (upper left); inscribed Boisgeloup and dated 8 Avril XXXIV. (upper right)
Category: Paintings
Artwork details : Painted on April 8, 1934
Provenance: Galerie Louise Leiris, Paris (acquired from the artist); Perls Galleries, New York (acquired from the previous in 1965); Evelyn Sharp, New York (acquired from the previous on October 14, 1965 and sold by the estate: Sotheby's, New York, November 12, 1997, lot 10); Private Collection, United States (acquired at the previous sale); Acquired from the previous in 2009
Exhibition history: New York, Perls Galleries, Pablo Picasso: Highlights in Retrospect, 1965, no. 14, illustrated in color in the catalogue (titled Printemps a Boisgeloup); New York, The Museum of Modern Art, on loan, 1971; Caracas, Museo de Bellas Artes; Lima, Instituto de Arte Contemporaneo & Santiago, Museo Nacional de Artes, El Arte del Surrealismo, 1972; New York, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, The Evelyn Sharp Collection, 1978, n.n., illustrated in color in the catalogue (titled Spring at Boisgeloup); Basel, Fondation Beyeler, Surrealism in Paris, 2011-12, n.n., illustrated in color in the catalogue

Sotheby's New York

Date: 2019-11-12
Lot Number: 29
Low Estimate: $12000000 [-29%]
High Estimate: $18000000 [-52%]
Hammer Price: $8500000
Sold For: $9945500