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.
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