Pablo PICASSO

(Malaga 1881 - Mougins 1973)

Nude Self Portrait with Raised Arm (Autoportrait au bras levé)

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Pencil on paper.
275 x 202 mm. (10 7/8 x 7 7/8 in.)
Drawn in Paris in 1902.



‘I do not know if I am a great painter, but I am a great draughtsman.’ (Picasso to Max Jacob).

Provenance

The artist’s estate
Marina Picasso, Geneva
Galerie Krugier, Geneva
Thomas Ammann, Zurich
Acquired from him by Stanley J. Seeger, London
His sale, New York, Sotheby’s, 4 November 1993, lot 401
Acquired at the sale by Gianni Versace
His sale, London, Sotheby’s, 7 December 1999, lot 3
Private collection, USA, until 2012.

Pablo PICASSO

Nude Self Portrait with Raised Arm (Autoportrait au bras levé)