Modern and Contemporary Art
Still Life with a Glass and a Package of Tobacco (Composition)Made in France, Europe
Pablo Ruiz y Picasso, Spanish, 1881 - 1973
Oil on canvas© Estate of Pablo Picasso / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York
6 3/8 x 8 5/8 inches (16.2 x 21.9 cm)
* Gallery 169, Modern and Contemporary Art, first floor
1952-61-97A. E. Gallatin Collection, 1952
Jacques Zoubaloff (1876-1941), Paris, probably by 1929 ; sale, Zoubaloff Collection, Hôtel Drouot, Paris, November 27 & 28, 1935, lot no. 164 (as "Nature morte"); purchased by Douglas Cooper, Mayor Gallery, London (Mayor Gallery, no. 1848); sold to A. E. Gallatin, New York, June 13, 1936 ; bequest to PMA, 1952.
1. Guillaume Janneau, L'Art Cubiste, Paris, 1929, pl. 43 as "Peinture". Janneau acted as adviser to Zoubaloff in the formation of his collection, and most of the works illustrated in L'Art Cubiste belonged to the Zoubaloff collection.
2. See Kosinski, Picasso, Braque, Gris, Léger: Douglas Cooper Collecting Cubism, 1990, p. 17.
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