Pablo Picasso

Femme, fleurs et oiseaux (recto); Trois têtes d'hommes (verso)

signed Picasso, dated and numbered 5.6.67 I (on the recto); also signed Picasso, dated and numbered 5.6.67 IV (on the verso)

black wash, pen and ink on paper

19½ by 23⅞ in.

49.5 by 60.6 cm.

Executed on 5 June 1967.

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Pablo Picasso
Femme, fleurs et oiseaux (recto); Trois têtes d'hommes (verso)

signed Picasso, dated and numbered 5.6.67 I (on the recto); also signed Picasso, dated and numbered 5.6.67 IV (on the verso)

black wash, pen and ink on paper

19½ by 23⅞ in.

49.5 by 60.6 cm.

Executed on 5 June 1967.
Provenance

Galerie Louise Leiris, Paris

Christie's New York, 6 November 1991, lot 182

Sotheby's New York, 11 November 1999, lot 393

Russeck Gallery, Palm Beach (by 2012)

Acquired from the above by the present owner

Exhibition

Paris, Galerie Louise Leiris, Picasso, Dessins 1966-1967, 1968, no. 21

Caracas, Maison Bernard, Picasso in Caracas, 1979, illustrated

Rotterdam, Museum Boymans van Beuningen, 1983-89 (on extended loan)

Literature

Charles Feld, Les dessins du 27.3.66 au 15.3.68, Paris, 1969, no. 168 (verso) & no. 170 (recto), both illustrated n.p.

Christian Zervos, Pablo Picasso: Oeuvres de 1967 et 1968, vol. XXVII, Paris, 1973, nos. 13 & 14, both illustrated pl. 5