Balthus (Balthasar Klossowski de Rola) (1908-2001) Etude pour Jeune fille endormie (Portrait de Jeannette) (Executed in 1943)

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Lot 61* AR
Balthus
Balthus (Balthasar Klossowski de Rola) (1908-2001)
Etude pour Jeune fille endormie (Portrait de Jeannette)
Sold for £ 93,750 (US$ 121,971) inc. premium

Lot Details
PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE FLORIDA COLLECTION
Balthus (Balthasar Klossowski de Rola) (1908-2001)
Etude pour Jeune fille endormie (Portrait de Jeannette)
signed 'Balthus' (lower right)
pencil on buff paper
30.7 x 41.9cm (12 1/16 x 16 1/2in).
Executed in 1943

Footnotes

  • Provenance
    Henriette & André Gomès Collection, Paris (acquired directly from the artist); their sale, Francis Briest, Paris, 17 June 1997, lot 22.
    The Dover Street Gallery, London.
    Private collection, Los Angeles; their sale, Bonhams, New York, 11 May 2016, lot 33.
    Private collection, Florida (acquired at the above sale).

    Literature
    J. Clair & V. Monnier, Balthus, catalogue raisonné de l'oeuvre complet, Paris, 1999, no. D 501 (illustrated p. 229).
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