Balthus (Balthazar Klossowski de Rola, 1908–2001) [Curtis, Tony. (1925–2010)]

Study for 'Katia reading,'

Drawing, graphite on cream wove paper mounted on board, monogrammed lower left "Bs," ca. 1968. 11 3/4 x 15 7/8 inches. Monnier, Balthus Catalogue Raisonné of the Complete Works, 1999, p. 343, number D 1173.

From the Estate of actor Tony Curtis, a collector of Balthus' works and a friend of the notoriously reclusive artist. (6947)

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