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Lot 23 / Important Paintings, Sculptures, Watercolors and DrawingsNovember 22, 2010 18:00

Balthus, Jeune fille effrayée

Lot 23

Balthus, 1908-2001 (F)

Jeune fille effrayée, 1928

Recto and verse feather and india ink on paper.
H 215 mm W 330 mm.

(Frame).

CHF5'000 / 8'000
EUR4'300 / 7'000
USD5'400 / 9'000

Hammer Price: CHF 12'000

Exhibition: Galerie des Art Anciens, Bevaix, 1975;
Lausanne, Musée cantonale des beaux-arts, Balthus,
29. May - 29. August 1993;
Kunstmuseum Bern, Balthus - Zeichnungen,
18. June - 4. September 1994.

Provenance: Etienne and Täteli Grandjean;
Swiss private property.

Literature: Virginie Monnier, Jean Clair. Balthus, Catalogue Raisonné of the Complete Works. Paris, Editions Gallimard, 1999. D 399, illustration;
Exhibition catalogue. Henriette Mentha et al. Balthus, Zeichnungen. Bern und Basel, Kunstmuseum Bern und Wiese Verlag, 1994. No. 2, illustration;
Exhibition catalogue. Sabine Rewald. Balthus. New York, Metropolitan Museum of Art und N. Abrams, 1984. No. 15, page 19.

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