Colored crayons, ink and wash on slightly textured ivory-coloured velin 50.5 x 65.5 cm, framed under glass. Signed Picasso in pencil and dated 3.6.69 with black ink lower right, verso besides further traces of brushstroke inscribed mardi 3.6.69. [underlined]./...- 8.6.69 with brush in the middle. - Verso at upper left with the paper label of Galerie Louise Leiris, Paris, therein i.a. titled by hand "Femme et enfant dormant".
Zervos Vol 31, 229 with ill.
We would like to thank Galerie Beyeler, Basel, for the Archive information that the sheet was acquired by the gallery in 1971 as "Femme et enfant sur l'herbe. 3.6.1969" and was sold to the private collection in the same year.
Galerie Louise Leiris, Paris; Galerie Beyeler, Basel (1971); private collection, Switzerland (since 1971)