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Femme Et Minotaure

Artwork:
Femme Et Minotaure
Size:
23.2 x 20.5 cm
Medium :
Pastel and pencil on board
Creation Year:
1937
Marks
Dated '19-2-37-' (on the reverse)
Category :
Drawing
Artwork Details :
Executed in Paris on 19 February 1937
Provenance :
The artist's estate, and thence by descent to the present owner
Exhibition History :
London, Institute of Contemporary Arts, Homage to Picasso on his 70th Birthday: Drawings and Watercolours since 1893, October - December 1951, no. 53, pp. 23 & n.p. (illustrated n.p; titled 'The Minotaure and his family disembark'); Munich, Haus der Kunst, Pablo Picasso: Eine Ausstellung zum hundertsten Geburtstag, Werke aus der Sammlung Marina Picasso, February - April 1981, no. 188, pp. 111 & 348-349 (illustrated fig. 40, p. 110; illustrated again p. 348; titled 'Minotaurus in einem Boot mit Frauen' and with incorrect medium); this exhibition later travelled to Venice, Palazzo Grassi, May - July 1981, no. 230, pp. 121 & 335 (illustrated fig. 48, p. 120; illustrated again p. 335; titled 'Il Minotauro in barca'); Cologne, Josef-Haubrich-Kunsthalle, August - October 1981; Frankfurt, Stadtische Galerie im Stadelschen Kunstinstitut, October 1981 - January 1982; and Zurich, Kunsthaus, January - March 1982; Tokyo, National Museum of Modern Art, Picasso, Masterpieces from Marina Picasso Collection and from Museums in U.S.A. and U.S.S.R., April - May 1983, no. 149, p. 286 (illustrated p. 122; illustrated again p. 286; titled 'Minotaur on a Boat and Women' and with incorrect medium); this exhibition later travelled to Kyoto, Municipal Museum, June - July 1983; Victoria, National Gallery of Victoria, Picasso, July - September 1984, no. 112, p. 120 (illustrated; titled 'Minotaur in a boat with women'); this exhibition later travelled to Sydney, Art Gallery of New South Wales, October - December 1984; Tubingen, Kunsthalle, Picasso: Pastelle, Zeichnungen, Aquarelle, April - June 1986, no. 161, p. 280 (illustrated n.p; titled 'Minotaurus in einem Boot mit Frauen' and with incorrect medium); this exhibition later travelled to Dusseldorf, Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen, June - July 1986; New York, Jan Krugier Gallery, Picasso: 'Petits Formats': Works from the Marina Picasso Collection, May - June 1989, no. 46, n.p; Tokyo, Seibu Art Forum, Pablo Picasso, Collection Marina Picasso, November - December 1990, no. 46 (illustrated); this exhibition later travelled to Ohtsu, Seibu Hall, December 1990 - January 1991; Jerusalem, The Israel Museum, Picasso the Draughtsman: 103 Works from the Marina Picasso Collection, September - November 1993, no. 68, n.p. (titled 'Minotaur and Women in a Boat')

Christie's London

Date:
2019-06-18
Lot Number :
10
Low Estimate :
$1,896,740
High Estimate :
$3,161,240