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Seated Woman

Pablo Picasso, Spanish, 1881–1973
July 1953
Oil on canvas
Place made
Vallauris, France, Europe
Current Location
On View, Gallery 210
51 1/2 x 37 7/8 in. (130.8 x 96.2 cm)
Credit Line
Gift by exchange and funds given by Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Pulitzer Jr.
© 2005 Estate of Pablo Picasso / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York, NY
Object Number
Daniel Henry Kahnweiler (1884-1979), Paris, France [1]

Curt Valentin Gallery, Inc., New York, NY, USA

1953 -
Saint Louis Art Museum, purchased from Curt Valentin Gallery, Inc. [2]

[1] Daniel Henry Kahnweiler and Curt Valentin Gallery are listed in the provenance for this painting in the Museum's original accession record. Daniel-Henry Kahnweiler was a German art dealer who ran a gallery in Paris. He was a supporter of cubism and developed a relationship with Picasso, as well as with Braque and Vlaminck ["Daniel H. Kahnweiler," The National Gallery of Art, accessed November 21, 2005, ].

[2] At the request of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Pulitzer Jr., who wanted to present a painting by Picasso to the Museum, this painting was purchased by the Museum from Curt Valentin Gallery, Inc. [statement from Curt Valentin Gallery, Inc. to the Museum dated December 17, 1953, SLAM document files]. Minutes of the Administrative Board of Control of the City Art Museum, December 3, 1953.
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