Pablo PICASSO

Woman in an Armchair (Françoise Gilot)
1947
Charcoal and colored crayon on paper
25 3/8 by 19 1/2 in.
64.4 by 49.5 cm

Claude Picasso has confirmed the authenticity of this work.

PROVENANCE:
Estate of the artist
Marina Picasso (the artist’s granddaughter; acquired from the above)

LITERATURE: Pablo Picasso in der Verwandlung, Zeichnungen und Druckgraphik aus der Sammlung Marina Picasso, exhibition catalogue of the Ulmer Museum, 1994, ill. p. 74 No.4:

EXHIBITED: Ulm, Ulmer Museum, Pablo Picasso in der Verwandlung, Zeichnungen und Druckgraphik aus der Sammlung Marina Picasso, 9 Oct- 4 Dec. 1994, illustrated p. 74 No. 4 in the catalogue.

PICASSO made a series of lithographs on the “Femme au Fauteuil” subject and used this drawing as model (https://picassofemmefauteuil.wordpress.com/). Françoise Gilot, Picasso’s lover from 1943 to 1953, was the sitter for this emblematic series.

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Pablo Picasso,
Femme au Chignon dans un Fauteuil, 1948,
oil on canvas
Sold: Sotheby’s, new york, may 5, 2015, lot 24 for $29,930,000
© 2017 estate of pablo picasso / artists rights society (ars), new york

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