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Buste De Femme (Dora Maar)

Artwork:
Buste De Femme (Dora Maar)
Size:
59.9 x 45.2 cm
Medium :
Oil on panel
Creation Year:
1939
Marks
Signed and dated 'Picasso 28.3.39.' (upper right); dated again '28.3.39.' (on the reverse)
Category :
Painting
Artwork Details :
Painted on 28 March 1939
Provenance :
Paul Rosenberg & Co., Paris and Bordeaux; Confiscated from the previous by the Einsatzstab Reichsleiter Rosenberg on 5 September 1941 (ERR inv. No. PR 5); Transferred to the Jeu de Paume, Paris, 6 September 1941; returned to the Mobel Aktion for sale and intended for transfer to Nikolsburg, Moravia, 1 August 1944; Recovered by Lt. Alexandre Rosenberg from train no. 40.044 at Aulnay-sur-Bois, August 1944 and restituted by the Commission de Recuperation Artistique to Paul Rosenberg, 14 September 1945; Marlborough Fine Art, Ltd., London; Mr. and Mrs. Frederick R. Weisman, Beverly Hills (acquired from the previous, May 1962 and until at least 1990); Paul Kantor Gallery, Beverly Hills; Thomas Ammann Fine Art, Zurich; Private collection, Switzerland; Anon. sale, Sotheby's, New York, 16 November 1998, lot 69; Galerie Beyeler, Basel (acquired at the previous sale); Private collection, Switzerland (acquired from the previous, 29 October 1999); sale, Christie's, New York, 6 May 2014, lot 40; Acquired at the previous sale by the present owners
Exhibition History :
Zurich, Thomas Ammann Fine Art, Major Works from the Weisman Collection and Other Private Collections, June-September 1990, no. 22 (illustrated in color); Zurich, Galerie Art Focus, Picasso, Retrospektive, April-September 2000, p. 78, no. 27 (illustrated in color, p. 79); Kunstsammlungen Chemnitz, Picasso et les femmes, October 2002-January 2003, pp. 218 and 390 (illustrated in color, p. 218); Washington, D.C., Smithsonian American Art Museum, Crosscurrents: Modern Art from the Sam Rose and Julie Walters Collection, October 2015-April 2016, p. 31 (illustrated in color)

Christie’s New York

Date:
2018-11-11
Lot Number :
11 A
Low Estimate :
$5,000,000[-100%]*
High Estimate :
$8,000,000[-100%]*