after Balthus - Untitled

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Lithograph in colours, 1993, on Arches watermarked paper, signed in the stone by the artist and by Phillipe de Rothschild. Around the image and text is an indented section made by a machine. The image by Balthus depicts a nude female, lying with her arms raised.

Edition: Size unknown

Literature: Mouton Rothschild, “Paintings for the Labels”, Published by Sotheby's 2007. The book was published when the exhibition was hosted by Sotheby's in New York City.

Note 2 : To commemorate the Allied victory in 1945, Baron Phillipe de Rothschild had the idea of embellishing the Mouton Rothschild label with art. Eaci

1985: Paul Delvaux

1988 : Keith Haring

1989: Georg Baselitz

1993: Balthus

1994 : Karrel Appel

1995: Antoni Tapies

1998: Rufino Tamayo

2004 HRH The Prince of Wales

2006: Lucien Freud

2009: Anish Kapoor

2010: Jeff Koons

Since 1946 only 4 vintages out of the 60 have departed from the tradition.

In 1981 Baroness Philippine de Rothschild collated all the original works which had been made by the world famous artists into individual framed exhibition cases and arranged a travelling exhibition of these: since that time the show has been to many famous museums throughout the world: It began in Canada, In Japan in 1982 and later the United States (21 Cities), England, Scotland, Germany, Belgium, Hong Kong, China and Russia.

Edition: Size unknown

Literature: Mouton Rothschild, “Paintings for the Labels”, Published by Sotheby's 2007. The book was published when the exhibition of the original paintings for all the labels was hosted by Sotheby's in New York City. See page ... which illustrates this label.

Size: 46 x 33 cm (paper)