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Le Miroir

Le Miroir
61 x 49.7 cm
Medium :
Oil and sand on canvas
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Signed 'Picasso' (lower left); dated '23 juin 47' (on the reverse)
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Artwork Details :
Painted in golfe-juan on 23 june 1947
Provenance :
Kootz Gallery, New Yor; Mr & Mrs William A. M. Burden, New York, by 195; The Museum of Modern Art, New York (no. 347.1985), a gift from the previous, in 198; sale, Christie's, New York, 10 May 2001, lot 45; Acquired at the previous sale by the present owner
Exhibition History :
New York, Kootz Gallery, The First World Showing of Paintings of 1947 by Picasso, January - February 1948, no. 3, n.; Washington, D.C., Corcoran Gallery of Art, Privately Owned: A Selection of Works of Art from Collections in the Washington Area, February - March 1952, no. 28; New York, The Museum of Modern Art, Picasso, 75th Anniversary Exhibition, May - September 1957, p. 93 (illustrated; this exhibition later traveled to Chicago, The Art Institute of Chicago, October - December 195; Philadelphia, Philadelphia Museum of Art, Picasso: A Loan Exhibition of his Paintings, Drawings, Sculpture, Ceramics, Prints and Illustrated Books, January - February 1958, no. 222, p. 23 (illustrated n.p.; Brussels, Palais des Beaux Arts, Collection de M. et Mme. William A.M. Burden, February - March 1961, no. 20, n.p. (illustrated n.p.; New York, The Museum of Modern Art, 80th Birthday Exhibition: The Museum's Collection, Present & Future, May - September 1962 (no. cat.; New York, Wildenstein Gallery, Inc., Art and the Decorator, April - May 1967, n.p. (illustrated n.p.; New York, The Museum of Modern Art, Picasso in the Collection of the Museum of Modern Art, January - April 1972, p. 243 (illustrated p. 17; titled 'Mirror and Cherries'; Antibes, Musee Picasso, Pablo Picasso, 1945-1949: l'ere du renouveau, March - June 2009, p. 166 (illustrated)

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