Mike Bidlo (b. 1953)
(Not) Picasso's Portrait of Gertrude Stein 1905-06
titled '(NOT) Picasso's PORTRAIT OF GERTRUDE STEIN 1905-06' (on the stretcher); signed 'Bidlo' (on the reverse)
oil on canvas
3938 x 3218in. (100 x 81.5cm.)
Painted in 1985-1987
Leo Castelli, New York.
Acquired from the above by the present owner before 1996.
D. Kuspit, ‘Mike Bildo. Leo Castelli‘, in Artforum, vol. 26, no. 9, May 1988, p. 141 (installation view illustrated, p. 141).
Gallery Bruno Bischofberger (ed.), Mike Bidlo: Masterpieces, Zurich 1989 (studio view illustrated in colour, cover and unpaged).
New York, Leo Castelli, Mike Bildo. Picassos Women 1901-71, 1988.
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