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Therese Sur Une Banquette

Artist:
Artwork:
Therese Sur Une Banquette
Size:
72.7 x 91.9 cm
Medium :
Oil on board
Creation Year:
1939
Marks
Signed and dated 'Balthus 1939' (lower left)
Category :
Painting
Provenance :
Frank Perls, Beverly Hills (acquired from the artist, 1962); Acquired from the previous by the late owners, April 1962
Exhibition History :
The Arts Club of Chicago, Balthus, September-October 1964, no. 10 (illustrated); Berkeley, University Art Museum, Balthus: Matrix, November-December 1980 (illustrated); Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Monet to Matisse: French Art in the Southern California Collections, June-August 1991, p. 133 (illustrated in color; titled Interior); Venice, Palazzo Grassi, Balthus, September 2001-January 2002, p. 264, no. 60 (illustrated in color, p. 267; with incorrect support); New York, The Metropolitan Museum, Balthus: Cats and Girls, September 2013-January 2014, p. 88, no. 13 (illustrated in color on the cover; illustrated in color again, p. 89; titled Therese on a Bench Seat and with incorrect support)

Christie’s New York

Date:
2019-05-13
Lot Number :
8 A
Low Estimate :
$12,000,000[+38%]*
High Estimate :
$18,000,000[-8%]*
Hammer Price :
$16,500,000
Sold For :
$19,002,500*