Lot 3244* - A191 Impressionist & Modern Art - Friday, 06. December 2019, 04.30 PM

BALTHUS

(Paris 1908 - 2001 Rossinière)
Études de fleurs. 1955.
Watercolour and pencil on paper.
43.5 x 54.5 cm.

Provenance:
- Stephen Richard et Audrey Currier.
- Christie's, New York, auction 17 May 1984, lot 183.
- Galerie Jan Krugier, Ditesheim & Cie, Geneva.
- Hôtel de Ventes, Geneva, auction 9 October 2014, lot 1111.
- Corporate collection Switzerland, presumably acquired at the above auction.

Exhibitions:
- Vevey 2002, Balthus: De Piero della Francesca à Alberto Giacometti, Musée Jenisch, 12 May - 25 August 2002 (with ill. p. 60).
- Chicago 1964, Balthus, The Arts Club of Chicago, 21 September - 28 October 1964, no. 50.
- New York 1963, Drawings by Balthus, Galerie E V Thaw & Co, 26 November - 21 Dezember 1963, no. 37.

Literature:
- Clair, Jean/ Monnier, Virginie: Balthus: Catalogue Raisonné de l'œuvre complet, Paris 1999, p. 281, no. D 820 (with ill.).

CHF 8 000 / 12 000

€ 7 020 / 10 530

Sold for CHF 10 000 (including buyer’s premium)
All information is subject to change.