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La Lettre (La Reponse)

Pablo Picasso-La Lettre (La Reponse)-1923

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La Lettre (La Reponse)
100.3 x 81 cm
Medium :
Oil on canvas
Creation Year:
Signed and dated 'Picasso 23' (lower right); dated '16 Avril-23' (on the stretcher)
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Artwork Details :
Painted in Paris, 16 April 1923
Provenance :
Paul Rosenberg, Paris (acquired from the artist, circa 1926); Paul Rosenberg & Co., New York (acquired from the previous, by 1940); Sarah Campbell-Blaffer, Houston (acquired from the previous, 30 August 1946); Cecil 'Titi' Blaffer von Furstenberg, Houston (by descent from the previous); By descent from the previous to the present owners
Exhibition History :
New York, Wildenstein & Co., Inc. and The Art Institute of Chicago, Exhibition of Recent Works by Picasso, November 1923-January 1924, no. 9; Paris, Galerie Paul Rosenberg, Exposition d'oeuvres nouvelles de Picasso, March-April 1924, no. 20; Pittsburgh, Carnegie Institute, The 1934 International Exhibition of Paintings, October-December 1934, no. 188; Buenos Aires, Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes and Montevideo, Salon Nacional de Bellas Artes, La Pintura Francesa: De David a Nuestros Dias, July 1939-April 1940, p. 148, no. 186 and p. 99, no. 149, respectively (illustrated; with incorrect dimensions); San Francisco, M.H. De Young Memorial Museum, The Painting of France Since the French Revolution, December 1940-January 1941 and November 1941-January 1942, p. 39, no. 150 (with incorrect dimensions); Los Angeles County Museum, Aspects of French Paintings from Cezanne to Picasso, January-March 1941, no. 37 (with incorrect dimensions); The Art Institute of Chicago, Masterpieces of French Art lent by the Museums and Collectors of France, April-May 1941, no. 121 (illustrated, pl. L; with incorrect dimensions); Portland Art Museum, Masterpieces of French Painting, September-October 1941, no. 85; New York, The Museum of Modern Art; Baltimore Museum of Art; Worcester Art Museum; The Arts Club of Chicago and San Francisco, California Palace of the Legion of Honor, 20th Century Portraits, December 1942-July 1943, p. 141 (illustrated, pl. 84); New York, Paul Rosenberg & Co., French and American Paintings of the 20th Century, August-September 1943, no. 18; The Art Gallery of Toronto, Loan Exhibition of Great Paintings, in Aid of Allied Merchant Seamen, February-March 1944, p. 33, no. 49 (with incorrect dimensions); Buffalo, Albright Art Gallery; Cincinnati Art Museum and St. Louis Art Museum, French Paintings of the Twentieth Century, 1900-1939, December 1944-February 1945, p. 56, no. 51 (illustrated, p. 16); New York, Duveen Brothers, Inc., Picasso: An American Tribute, The Classic Phase, April-May 1962, no. 35 (illustrated); Houston, The Museum of Fine Arts (on extended loan, December 2010-August 2011)

Christie’s New York

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64 A
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