Nu Debout (Standing Nude)(249 views)
Description: The controversial Polish-French artist Count Balthazar Klossowski de Rola (commonly known as Balthus), is best known for his paintings of young Lolita-type girls depicted in highly suggestive poses. Although these works have made him one of the cult figures of modern art, they have also, in later years, brought him considerable notoriety.
Provenance: Odyssia Gallery, New York;ChristieÕs New York, Impressionist and Modern Drawings and Watercolors, May 16, 1990, lot 204;Property from the Estate of Janet Brown, Oyster Bay, NY
Dimensions: 21.9 x 17.5 inches
Artist or Maker: Balthusar Klossowski de Rola
Exhibited: ÒBalthus/MATRIXÓ University Art Museum, Berkeley, California, November 1, 1980 - December 31, 1980
Medium: graphite on paper
Date: c. 1957-8