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Dessin (Carnet Dinard 1044, Page 2, Baigneuse, projet pour un monument) by Pablo Picasso

Pablo Picasso

Dessin (Carnet Dinard 1044, Page 2, Baigneuse, projet pour un monument), 1928

Pen and India ink on paper
37.5 x 29.8 cm (14.75 x 11.75 in)
Works on Paper
Unique artwork
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Last recorded sale at Christie's, New York (14 May 2019)

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Past Sales
ImageSale dateAuction houseLocationSale nameLot No.EstimatePrice SoldConditionTitle
May 14, 2019
Christie'sNew YorkImpressionist and Modern Art Evening Sale1A
$****** - ******
Dessin (Carnet Dinard 1044, Page 2, Baigneuse, projet pour un monument)
Artwork Description

Works on Paper


37.5 x 29.8 cm (14.75 x 11.75 in)


pen and India ink on paper


dated '28 juillet 1928' (lower right)


Estate of the artist.

Marina Picasso, Paris (by descent from the above).

Galerie Jan Krugier, Geneva (acquired from the above).

Acquired from the above by the present owner, 15 May 2001.


Munich, Haus der Kunst; Cologne, Josef-Haubrich-Kunsthalle & Museum Ludwig; Frankfurt, Galerie im Städelschen Kunstinstitut and Kunsthaus Zürich, Pablo Picasso: Eine Ausstellung zum hundertsten Geburtstag, Werke aus der Sammlung Marina Picasso, February 1981-March 1982, p. 317, no. 149 (illustrated, p. 125, no. 36; illustrated again, p. 142, no. 2; under Carnet 1044).

Venice, Centro di Cultura di Palazzo Grassi, Picasso: Opere dal 1895 al 1971 dalla collezione Marina Picasso, May-July 1981, p. 295 (illustrated, p. 296; under Carnet 1044, no. 2).

Tokyo, The National Museum of Modern Art and Kyoto, Municipal Museum, Picasso: Masterpieces from Marina Picasso Collection and from Museums in U.S.A. and U.S.S.R., April-July 1983, p. 253, no. 117 (illustrated, p. 254; under Sketchbook 1044).

Melbourne, National Gallery of Victoria and Sydney, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Picasso: Works from the Marina Picasso Collection in Collaboration with Galerie Jan Krugier, July-December 1984, p. 199 (illustrated; under Sketchbook 1044, no. 3: Surrealist figures).

New York, William Beadleston, Inc., Through the Eye of Picasso, 1928-1934: The Dinard Sketchbook and Related Paintings and Sculpture, October-December 1985 (illustrated, pl. 2; under Sketchbook 1044-Figures surréalistes).

Tübingen, Kunsthalle and Dusseldorf, Kunstsammlung Nordhein-Westfalen, Pablo Picasso, Aquarelle, Zeichnungen, Pastelle, April-July 1986, p. 279, no. 123 (illustrated).

Kunsthalle, Bielefeld, Picassos Surrealismus, Werke 1925-1937, September-December 1991, pp. 308-309, no. 16.

London, Tate Gallery, Picasso: Sculptor/Painter, February-May 1994, p. 265, no. 64 (illustrated, p. 84; under Sketchbook 1044, page 2).

Duisburg, Wilhelm Lehmbruck Museum and Kunsthalle, Hamburg, Pablo Picasso, Wege zur Skulptur. Die Carnets Paris und Dinard von 1928, January-August 1995, p. 23, fig. 36 (illustrated; illustrated again; titled Carnet Dinard).

Dinard, Palais des Arts, Picasso à Dinard, June-September 1999, p. 165, no. 44 (illustrated, p. 167).


C. Zervos, "Projets de Picasso pour un monument" in Cahiers d'Art, 1929, nos. 8-9, p. 349 (illustrated).

C. Zervos, Pablo Picasso, Paris, 1955, vol. 7, no. 201 (illustrated, pl. 77; with incorrect dimensions).

A. and M. Glimcher, Je suis le cahier: The Sketchbooks of Picasso, exh. cat., The Pace Gallery, New York, 1986, p. 327, no. 96 (illustrated; with inverted dimensions).

M. Tabart, González-Picasso: Dialogue, exh. cat., Musée national d'art moderne, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, 1999, p. 107 (illustrated).

B. Léal, C. Piot and M.-L. Bernadac, The Ultimate Picasso, New York, 2000, p. 515, no. 582 (illustrated, p. 242; titled Sketchbook Page, dated 29 July 1928 and with incorrect medium).

C.-P. Warncke and I.F. Walther, Pablo Picasso, New York, 2006, vol. 1, p. 327 (illustrated, p. 326; with incorrect cataloguing).

J. Palau i Fabre, Picasso: From the Minotaur to Guernica (1927-1939), Barcelona, 2011, pp. 54-55 and 430, no. 119 (illustrated, p. 54; titled Figure, dated 27 July-November 1928 and with incorrect medium).


dated '28 juillet 1928' (lower right)

pen and India ink on paper

14 ¾ x 11 ¾ in. (37.4 x 30 cm.)

Drawn in Dinard, 28 July 1928