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La cafetière by Pablo Picasso

Pablo Picasso

La cafetière, 1943

Gouache on paper laid down on card
50.2 x 64.8 cm (19.75 x 25.5 in)
Works on Paper
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Last recorded sale at Christie's, London (06 Feb 2020)

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Past Sales
ImageSale dateAuction houseLocationSale nameLot No.EstimatePrice SoldConditionTitle
Feb 6, 2020
Christie'sLondonImpressionist and Modern Art Evening Sale5
$****** - ******
La cafetière
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Artwork Description

Works on Paper


50.2 x 64.8 cm (19.75 x 25.5 in)


gouache on paper laid down on card


Marie-Thérèse Walter, Paris, a gift from the artist.

Galerie Jan Krugier, Geneva.

Galerie Beyeler, Basel (no. 8062), by whom acquired from the above on 11 February 1974.

Acquired from the above by the present owner on 31 July 1981.


Geneva, Galerie Jan Krugier, Une collection Picasso, Oeuvres de 1937 à 1946: Huiles, gouaches, dessins, collages et découpages, December 1973, no. 28, n.p. (illustrated).

Basel, Galerie Beyeler, The Silent Dialogue: The Still Life in the 20th Century, October 1978 - February 1979, no. 87, n.p. (illustrated).

Basel, Galerie Beyeler, Picasso, 1881-1981: A Centennial Selection, April - July 1981, no. 88, p. 123 (illustrated p. 78).

Cleveland, Cleveland Museum of Art, Picasso and Things: The Still Lifes of Picasso, February - May 1992, no. 111, pp. 8 & 274 (titled 'Still Life with Coffeepot'); this exhibition later travelled to Philadelphia, Philadelphia Museum of Art, June - August 1992; and Paris, Galeries Nationales du Grand Palais, September - December 1992, no. 111, pp. 274-275 (illustrated p. 275; titled 'Nature morte à la cafetière').


C. Zervos, Pablo Picasso, vol. 12, Oeuvres de 1942 à 1943, Paris, 1961, no. 317, n.p. (illustrated pl. 159).


gouache on paper laid down on card

19 ¾ x 25 ½ in. (50 x 65 cm.)

Executed in Paris in April 1943