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

Seated Bather

Paris, early 1930
Not on view
Oil on canvas
64 1/4 x 51" (163.2 x 129.5 cm)
Mrs. Simon Guggenheim Fund
Object number
© 2015 Estate of Pablo Picasso / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York
Painting and Sculpture
Provenance Research Project
This work is included in the Provenance Research Project, which investigates the ownership history of works in MoMA's collection.
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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