Lot 2
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Pablo Picasso

Estimate
30,000 - 40,000 EUR
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Description

  • Pablo Picasso
  • NU COUCHÉ
  • signé Picasso, daté 13.7.72 et numéroté VI (en haut à gauche)
  • mine de plomb et crayon gras sur papier

  • 20,8 x 14,8 cm; 8 1/8 x 5 7/8 in.

Provenance

Galerie Louise Leiris, Paris (acquis de l'artiste)
Acquis en 1973 par le propriétaire actuel

Exhibited

Paris, Galerie Louise Leiris, 172 dessins en noir et en couleurs, 1971-72, no. 126

Literature

Christian Zervos, Pablo Picasso, œuvres de 1971-1972, vol. 33, Paris, 1978, no. 461, reproduit p. 160
Alan Wofsy Fine Arts (ed.), Picasso's, Paintings, Watercolors, Drawings and Sculpture. The Final Years, 1970-1973, San Francisco, 2004, no. 72-199, reproduit p. 331 

Condition

Executed on a cream wove paper, not laid down. The sheet is floating in the mount. The sheet comes from a sketchbook; perforations are visible along the upper edge. This work is in very good condition.
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Catalogue Note

signed 'Picasso', dated '13.7.72' and numbered 'VI' (upper left), pencil and coloured crayon on paper. Executed in 1972.