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Pablo Picasso. Seated Bather. Paris, early 1930
Pablo Picasso

Seated Bather

Paris, early 1930
On view
Medium
Oil on canvas
Dimensions
64 1/4 x 51" (163.2 x 129.5 cm)
Credit
Mrs. Simon Guggenheim Fund
Object number
82.1950
Copyright
© 2015 Estate of Pablo Picasso / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York
Provenance information
The artist, Paris [1]. [Roland Balay and Louis Carré, Paris, by 1938] [2]. Mary Callery (1903-1977), Paris/New York, by 1939 [3]; acquired by The Museum of Modern Art, New York, 1950 (Mrs. Simon Guggenheim Fund).
[1] Lender to the exhibitions Picasso, Galerie Georges Petit, Paris, June 16-July 30, 1932 ( no 190: La Baigneuse, 1929); and Picasso, Kunsthaus Zurich, Sept 11-Oct 30, 1932 (no 188: Badende). Offered for sale at the Zurich exhibition (but not sold).
[2] Per label on stretcher. Gallery established in 1938.
[3] Lender to the exhibitions Picasso: Forty Years of His Art, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, November 15, 1939-January 7, 1940 (no. 231: Seated Bather); Masterpieces of Picasso, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, July 16-September 7, 1941; New York Private Collections, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, July 20-September 12, 1948.

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