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The Collection of Peggy and David Rockefeller

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The Collection of Peggy and David Rockefeller

title

Tête (étude pour Nu à la draperie)

creator

Pablo Picasso (1881-1973)

exhibited

New York, The Museum of Modern Art, Four Americans in Paris: The Collections of Gertrude Stein and Her Family, December 1970-March 1971, p. 169.

Ottawa, National Gallery of Canada, Gertrude Stein and Picasso and Juan Gris, June-August 1971, no. 11 (illustrated).

literature

J. Richardson, Pablo Picasso: Watercolours and Gouaches, London, 1964, p. 30.

E. Burns, ed., Gertude Stein on Picasso, New York, 1970, p. 67 (illustrated).

F. Russoli and F. Minervino, L'opera completa di Picasso cubista, Milan, 1972, p. 90, no. 47 (illustrated; titled Busto femminile).

P. Daix and J. Rosselet, Picasso: The Cubist Years, 1907-1916, A Catalogue Raisonné of the Paintings and Related Works, London, 1979, pp. 186 and 207, no. 88 (illustrated, p. 207; dated summer 1907 and with incorrect medium).

M. Potter et al., The David and Peggy Rockefeller Collection: European Works of Art, New York, 1984, vol. I, pp. 262-264, no. 98 (illustrated, p. 263; dated summer 1907).

H. Seckel, Les demoiselles d'Avignon, exh. cat., Musée Picasso, Paris, 1988, p. 260, no. 6 (illustrated, p. 262; titled Buste de femme (ou étude pour le marin), dated June-July 1907 and with incorrect medium).

J. Richardson, A Life of Picasso: 1907-1917, New York, 1996, vol. II, p. 25 (illustrated; with incorrect medium).

J. Bishop, C. Debray and R. Rabinow, eds., The Steins Collect: Matisse, Picasso, and the Parisian Avant-Garde, exh. cat., San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, 2011, p. 445, no. 367 (in situ photographs, pp. 370 and 393, pls. 355 and 384; dated June-July 1907 and with incorrect medium).

lot_number

16

provenance

Gertrude and Leo Stein, Paris (acquired from the artist, fall 1907).

Gertrude Stein, Paris (acquired from Leo Stein, 1913 or 1914).

Estate of Gertrude Stein, Paris (1946).

Syndicate of The Museum of Modern Art, New York (acquired from the above, 1968).

Acquired from the above by the late owners, October 1972.


*Note: The price is not recalculated to the current value. It refers to the actual final price at the time the item was sold.

*Note: The price is not recalculated to the current value. It refers to the actual final price at the time the item was sold.


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