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Glass of Absinthe
Pablo Picasso (Spanish, 1881–1973)
Collection work meeting criteria specified in Introduction.
Daniel-Henry Kahnweiler (1884-1979), Paris, 1914 ; seized during the war by the French government as enemy property and sold through Hôtel Drouot, Paris, June 13-14, 1921 . Fine Arts Associates (Otto and Ilse Gerson), New York ; sold to Louise Reinhardt Smith, New York, October 1956 ; acquired by The Museum of Modern Art, New York, November 1956 (Gift of Louise Reinhardt Smith).
 Label inside base of sculpture: “Galerie KAHNWEILER/1984/28, Rue Vignon, PARIS.” Pierre Daix, Picasso: The Cubist Years, Boston: New York Graphic Society, 1979, no. 756.
 Tableaux, gouaches, & dessins, sculptures, faïences décorées, art nègre, éditions de luxe. [1st sale of Kahnweiler collection]. Paris: Hôtel Drouot, June 13-14, 1921, no. 139 (multiple lot).
 Included in the exhibition Rodin to Lipchitz, Part II, Fine Arts Associates, New York, October 9-November 3, 1956, no.47
 Collection files, Department of Painting and Sculpture, The Museum of Modern Art, New York.
[Le Verre d'absinthe]