Lot 419
  • 419

Pablo Picasso

Estimate
18,000 - 25,000 GBP
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Description

  • Pablo Picasso
  • Trozo de piel
  • signed Picasso and dated 14.10.60 (lower right), inscribed y figa de Moro (upper right), and dedicated A Sabarté (lower centre)
  • coloured crayons on paper
  • 22.8 by 16cm., 9 by 6┬╝in.

Provenance

Pilar Solano, Barcelona
Purchased by the present owner in 2011

Exhibited

Cesareo Rodriguez-Aguilera, Picassos de Barcelona, 1974, nos. 25 & 1161, illustrated in colour pp. 50 & 214

Condition

Executed on the frontispiece of a book, of which the cover and first page have been folded on to one another. Executed on cream laid paper. The right edge is slightly unevenly cut and there are two spots of staining to the upper left and right corners. There are some very minor spots of foxing and the sheet is very lightly time-stained. Otherwise this work is in very good condition.
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