Pablo Picasso. Guitar. Paris, December 1912

Pablo Picasso Guitar Paris, December 1912

  • Not on view
Charcoal on paper
18 1/2 x 24 3/8" (47 x 61.9 cm)
Gift of Donald B. Marron
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© 2019 Estate of Pablo Picasso / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York
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December 1912 - March(?) 1913, Pablo Picasso, Paris.
March(?) 1913 - 1914, Galerie Kahnweiler, Paris, purchased from the artist.
1914 - May 7, 1923, Kahnweiler collection and gallery stock, sequestered during World War I by the French government as enemy property and sold through Hôtel Drouot (4th sale of Kahnweiler collection, May 7-8, 1923, lot 89, lot of fourteen works on paper), Paris.
C. 1927, Pierre and Dollie Chareau's apartment, Paris.
? - at least 1965, Jean and Annie Dalsace, Paris.
By April 1980 - February 1984, Rolf und Margit Weinberg, Zurich, possibly purchased from Sotheby’s, London or New York.
February 1984 - June 1984, Fischer Fine Art, London, purchased from Rolf und Margit Weinberg.
June 1984 - March 1985, Janie C. Lee Master Drawings (Hermine Chivian-Cobb), New York, purchased from Fischer Fine Art.
March 1985, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, purchased from Janie C. Lee Master Drawings and acquired as fractional gift (completed December 9, 2002) from Donald B. Marron, New York.

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