Femme nue couchée is one of Picasso’s most monumental and uninhibited portrayals of his muse Marie-Thérèse Walter. A crowning achievement of painterly verve, energy and manipulation of the human form, the present work succinctly synthesizes the artist’s groundbreaking achievements of the late 1920s and early 1930s into one colorful, dynamic canvas. This work will be offered as a highlight in Sotheby's Modern Evening Auction, 17 May 2022.
Picasso's Femme nue Couchée: Contours of a Carnal Love
New York | 17 May 2022