Artwork: Polaire
Size: 49.4 x 32.1 cm
Medium: Brush and pen and india ink on paper
Creation year: 1901
Marks: Signed and dated 'Ruiz Picasso 1901' (upper right) and titled 'Polaire' (lower left)
Category: Drawings
Provenance: Galerie Percier, Paris; Private collection, France (acquired from the previous, 1934-1935); sale, Christie's, Paris, 11 April 2013, lot 41; Acquired at the previous sale by the family of the present owner
Exhibition history: Paris, Musee Galliera, Les Peintres Temoins de leur temps: L'homme dans la ville, April-May 1954, p. 166 (illustrated; titled La chanteuse fantaisiste); Paris, Musee Picasso and Nantes, Musee des Beaux-Arts, Picasso: Jeunesse et genese, Dessins, 1893-1905, September 1991-February 1992, pp. 82-84 (detail illustrated, fig. 48)

Christie's New York

Date: 2018-05-16
Lot Number: 176