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PROPERTY OF A DESCENDANT OF FRANK PERLS

Pablo Picasso
MAIN AVEC MANCHE
Estimate
100,000150,000
LOT SOLD. 100,000 USD
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310

PROPERTY OF A DESCENDANT OF FRANK PERLS

Pablo Picasso
MAIN AVEC MANCHE
Estimate
100,000150,000
LOT SOLD. 100,000 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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Pablo Picasso
1881 - 1973
MAIN AVEC MANCHE
Numbered 10/10 and stamped with the foundry mark C. Valsuani Cire Perdue
Bronze
Length: 9 3/8 in.
24.1 cm
Conceived in 1947 and cast in bronze in 1948-54 in an edition of 10 numbered 1/10-10/10 plus 1 unnumbered cast and 2 plaster casts. 
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Claude Picasso has confirmed the authenticity of this work.

Provenance

Frank R. Perls, Beverly Hills
Thence by descent

Literature

Daniel-Henry Kahnweiler, The Sculptures of Picasso, London, 1949, illustration of another cast pl. 216 
Werner Spies, Picasso das plastische Werk, Dusseldorf, 1983, no. 338, illustration of another cast p. 346
Werner Spies, Picasso, The Sculptures, New York, 2000, no. 338, illustration of another cast p. 367

Catalogue Note

This sculpture likely depicts the artist's own right hand. Picasso also modeled a left hand on two occasions during this period, both titled Main, the first in 1949 and the second in 1950 (Werner Spies, op. cit. nos. 340 & 348, respectively).

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