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)