PRINCESS MARIE-ANNE PONIATOWSKI (1931-)
Charcoal on paper; signed and dated lower left
Newly-framed in gold leaf box as pictured
Marie-Anne Poniatowski (aka Marie-Anne Poniatowski Krugier) is a polish painter, collector and descendant of the last king of Poland. She was married to the legendary Swiss art dealer Jan Krugier (1922-2002), the exclusive agent for the collection of Pablo Picasso. Has sold so many of his pictures, he earned the nickname “Picasso Man.” Together with her husband, she put together one of the largest and most important collections of drawings from the Renaissance to the late 20th century in history.