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Balthus

Double etude de nu, 1928

China ink on paper
7 × 8 5/8 in
17.8 × 21.9 cm
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PROVENANCE: B.C. Holland Inc., Chicago, Illinois (label verso); Private collection, Chicago, …

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PROVENANCE: B.C. Holland Inc., Chicago, Illinois (label verso); Private collection, Chicago, Illinois. LITERATURE: V. Monnier and J. Clair, Balthus: Catalogue Raisonné of the Complete Works, New York, 1999, p. 210, no. D393.

Condition Report: Hinged to mat via upper corners verso; sheet is slightly undulating;;top …

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Balthus
French, 1908–2001
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Balthazar Klossowski, better known as Balthus, bucked the trends of mid-20th century avant-gardism, …

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Balthazar Klossowski, better known as Balthus, bucked the trends of mid-20th century avant-gardism, concentrating on traditional landscapes, still lifes, and portraits in the tradition of the Old Masters. Despite Balthus’s formal conservatism, he became infamous in the 1930s for sexually charged depictions of …

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PROVENANCE: B.C. Holland Inc., Chicago, Illinois (label verso); Private collection, Chicago, …

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PROVENANCE: B.C. Holland Inc., Chicago, Illinois (label verso); Private collection, Chicago, Illinois. LITERATURE: V. Monnier and J. Clair, Balthus: Catalogue Raisonné of the Complete Works, New York, 1999, p. 210, no. D393.

Condition Report: Hinged to mat via upper corners verso; sheet is slightly undulating;;top …

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Balthus
French, 1908–2001
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Balthazar Klossowski, better known as Balthus, bucked the trends of mid-20th century avant-gardism, …

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Balthazar Klossowski, better known as Balthus, bucked the trends of mid-20th century avant-gardism, concentrating on traditional landscapes, still lifes, and portraits in the tradition of the Old Masters. Despite Balthus’s formal conservatism, he became infamous in the 1930s for sexually charged depictions of …

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Balthus

Double etude de nu, 1928

China ink on paper
7 × 8 5/8 in
17.8 × 21.9 cm
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