Pablo Picasso. Violin and Grapes. Céret and Sorgues, spring-summer 1912

Pablo Picasso

Violin and Grapes

Céret and Sorgues, spring-summer 1912

Medium
Oil on canvas
Dimensions
24 x 20" (61 x 50.8 cm)
Credit
Mrs. David M. Levy Bequest
Object number
32.1960
Copyright
© 2017 Estate of Pablo Picasso / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York
Department
Painting and Sculpture
This work is not on view.
Pablo Picasso has 1,241 works online.
There are 2,321 paintings online.
This work is included in the Provenance Research Project, which investigates the ownership history of works in MoMA's collection.
Galerie Kahnweiler (Daniel-Henry Kahnweiler), Paris [1]; acquired by Alfred Flechtheim (1878-1937), Düsseldorf, 1912 [2]; sold Paul Cassirer, Berlin and Hugo Helbing, Munich to Christian Tetzen-Lund (1852-1936), Copenhagen, Denmark, June 5, 1917 [3]; sold through Den Frie, Copenhagen, May 18/19, 1925 [4]. E. and A. Silberman Galleries, Inc., New York by 1958 [5]; sold to Adele R. Levy (1892-1960), New York, February 1958 [6]; acquired by The Museum of Modern Art, New York, 1960 (Mrs. David M. Levy Bequest) [7].

[1] Label on verso: Galerie Kahnweiler, 28, rue Vignon, no. 1023.
[2] Per Pierre Daix, Picasso: The Cubist Years, Boston: New York Graphic Society, 1979, no. 482. On loan from Flechtheim to the exhibition II. Gesamtausstellung, Galerie Hans Goltz, Munich, August-September 1913, no. 125.
[3] Auct. cat. Galerie Flechtheim: Moderne Gemälde, Paul Cassirer, Berlin & Hugo Helbing, Munich, June 5, 1917 no. 207 (Stilleben mit Violine), repr. in Monika Flacke-Knoch and Stephan von Wiese, "Der Lebensfilm von Alfred Flechtheim," Alfred Flechtheim: Sammler. Kunsthändler. Verleger, ed. by Hans Albert Peters, exh. cat. Kunstmuseum Düsseldorf, 1987, p. 296. See also Ottfried Dascher, Alfred Flechtheim: Sammler, Kunsthändler, Verleger, Wädenswil: Nimbus, 2011, p. 434.
[4] Auct. cat. Tetzen-Lunds Samlinger, Den Frie Udstillings Lokaler, May 18-19, 1925, no. 96 (Le Violon). Buyer not known.
[5] Label on verso: E. and A. Silberman Galleries, 1014 Madison Avenue, NY, no. 2392A ( Still Life with Violin). Collection files, Department of Painting and Sculpture, The Museum of Modernn Art, New York.
[6] Collection files, Department of Painting and Sculpture, The Museum of Modernn Art, New York.
[7] Included in the exhibition The Mrs. Adele R. Levy Collection - A Memorial Exhibition, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, June 9-July 16, 1961, pp. 8, 11, 28.

If you have any questions or information to provide about the listed works, please email provenance@moma.org or write to:

Provenance Research Project
The Museum of Modern Art
11 West 53 Street
New York, NY 10019

If you would like to reproduce an image of a work of art in MoMA's collection, or an image of a MoMA publication or archival material (including installation views, checklists, and press releases), please contact Art Resource (publication in North America) or Scala Archives (publication in all other geographic locations).

If you would like to license audio or video footage produced by MoMA, please contact Scala Archives (all geographic locations) at firenze@scalarchives.com.

If you would like to reproduce text from a MoMA publication or moma.org, please email text_permissions@moma.org. If you would like to publish text from MoMA's archival materials, please fill out this permission form and send to archives@moma.org.

This record is a work in progress. If you have additional information or spotted an error, please send feedback to digital@moma.org.