Buste de Femme (Dora Maar)

1940

Oil on paper
64 x 50 cm / 25 ¼ x 19 ¾ inches
Signed lower left: Picasso and dated: 10.6.40

Provenance

Galerie Katia Granoff, Paris
Christie’s London, Impressionist and Modern Paintings and Sculpture, Monday June 27 1988, Lot 62
Private Collection, Denmark
Private Collection, England
Private Collection, Switzerland

Exhibited

Basel, Galerie Beyeler, L’Eternel Feminin, November 1989-January 1990, no. 53

Literature

Christian Zervos, Pablo Picasso Volume X: Oeuvres de 1939 - 1940, Paris, 1973, no.524, illustrated p. 155
The Picasso Project (ed.), Picasso's Paintings, Watercolors, Drawings and Sculpture: A Comprehensive Illustrated Catalogue 1885-1973: Europe at War 1939-1940, San Franciso, 1998, Alan Wofsy Fine Arts, Illustrated p. 206