Lot 104
  • 104

Pablo Picasso

180,000 - 250,000 GBP
626,500 GBP
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  • Pablo Picasso
  • Tête
  • signed Picasso on the reverse
  • charcoal on paper


Estate of the artist (inv. 1269)
Marina Picasso (the artist's granddaughter; by descent from the above)
Acquired from the above by the late owner


Munich, Haus der Kunst; Cologne, Josef-Haubrich-Kunsthalle; Frankfurt, Städtische Galerie im Städelschen Kunstinstitut & Zurich, Kunsthaus, Collection Marina Picasso, 1981-82, no. 73, illustrated the catalogue
Venice, Centro di Cultura di Palazzo Grassi, Picasso, Opere dal 1895 al 1971 dalla Collezione Marina Picasso, 1981, no. 87, illustrated in the catalogue
Miami, Center for the Fine Arts, Picasso at Work at Home, Selections from the Marina Picasso Collection, 1985-86, no. 19, illustrated in the catalogue
Geneva, Galerie Jan Krugier, Picasso, Œuvres cubistes de la Collection Marina Picasso, 1986, no. 109, illustrated in the catalogue
Barcelona & Madrid, Fundacio Caixa de Barcelona, Picasso cubista 1907 - 1920, Colleccion Marina Picasso, 1987, no. 34, illustrated in the catalogue
New York, Jan Krugier Gallery, Pablo Picasso: cubist works from the Marina Picasso Collection, 1987, no. 27, illustrated the catalogue
Tokyo, Tokyo Station Gallery, Pablo Picasso: Focused on cubist works from the Marina Picasso Collection, 1988, no. 16
Geneva, Musée Barbier-Mueller, Picasso L'Africain, 1998, no. 12
Berlin, Krugier/Poniatowski Collection, 1999, no. 127
Madrid, Krugier/Poniatowski Collection, 2000, no. 175
Vienna, Krugier/Poniatowski Collection, 2005, no. 135 
Munich, Krugier/Poniatowski Collection, 2007, no. 176


Christian Zervos, Pablo Picasso, supplément aux volumes 1 à 5, Paris, 1954, vol. VI, no. 1127, illustrated p. 135
Josep Palau I Fabre, Picasso Cubisme 1907-1917, Paris, 1990, no. 666, illustrated p. 240
The Timeless Eye. Master Drawings from the Jan and Marie-Anne Krugier-Poniatowski Collection (exhibition catalogue), Peggy Guggenheim Collection, Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation, Venice, 1999, illustrated p. 413

Catalogue Note

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caption: Pablo Picasso, Tête d’homme (Tête moustachue), charcoal on paper, 1910 or 1912, Fondation Beyeler, Basel

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caption: Dogon kanaga mask, Mali, wood, The Jan Krugier Private Collection, Switzerland