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THE COLLECTION OF ALEX & ELISABETH LEWYT

Pablo Picasso
LETTRE ILLUSTRÉE (MOUSSE AU CHOCOLAT)
Estimate
10,00015,000
LOT SOLD. 40,625 USD
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THE COLLECTION OF ALEX & ELISABETH LEWYT

Pablo Picasso
LETTRE ILLUSTRÉE (MOUSSE AU CHOCOLAT)
Estimate
10,00015,000
LOT SOLD. 40,625 USD
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Details & Cataloguing

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Pablo Picasso
1881 - 1973
LETTRE ILLUSTRÉE (MOUSSE AU CHOCOLAT)
Signed Picasso, dated le 20 Decembre 1917 and extensively inscribed (lower center)
Pen and ink on paper
6 3/4 by 4 1/2 in.
17.1 by 11.4 cm
Executed on December 20, 1917.
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Claude Picasso has confirmed the authenticity of this work.

Provenance

André Level, Paris
John Rewald, New York (and sold: Sotheby's, London, July 7, 1960, lot 84)
Wildenstein & Co. Inc., New York (acquired at the above sale)
Acquired from the above in 1960

Exhibited

Los Angeles, Municipal Art Gallery, The Collection of Mr. & Mrs. John Rewald, 1959, no. 92

Catalogue Note

Mon cher Level,
Merci encore mon cher ami de votre mousse au chocolat.
Vous voyez que j'y pense encore.
A bientot et bien a vous,
Picasso, Montrouge le 20 Decembre 1917

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