Modern and Contemporary Art
Still Life with a Bottle, a Newspaper, and a GlassMade in France, Europe
Pablo Ruiz y Picasso, Spanish, 1881 - 1973
Oil, graphite, tempera, and cork on cardboard© Estate of Pablo Picasso / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York
11 3/8 x 18 5/8 inches (28.9 x 47.3 cm)
Currently not on view
1967-30-70The Samuel S. White 3rd and Vera White Collection, 1967
With Galerie Kahnweiler, Paris ; Léonce Alexandre-Rosenberg, Paris; his sale, Anderson Galleries, New York, May 3, 1918, no. 86; purchased by John Quinn (1870-1924), New York, 1918-1924; Quinn estate, 1924-1926; with Paul Rosenberg & Co., Paris ; with Valentine Gallery, New York ; sold to Samuel S. White, 3rd (1876-1952), Ardmore, PA, January 21, 1945 ; bequest of Vera White (Mrs. Samuel S. White, 3rd) to PMA, 1967.
1. Kahnweiler label on verso, no. 2114.
2. See Zilczer, The Noble Buyer, 1978, no. 59, p. 130; and Reid, The Man from New York, 1968, p. 653, who notes that Quinn's entire Picasso collection was sold to Paul Rosenberg before the major Quinn estate auctions of 1926 and 1927.
3. The Paul Rosenberg sales records from 1927-1939 are lost; however, Elaine Rosenberg affirms that Paul Rosenberg often dealt with Valentine Dudensing of the Valentine Gallery (per phone conversation, Nov. 4, 2002).
4. Copy of dated receipt from Valentine Gallery in curatorial file.