A Musical Feast: Works from the Collection of Marina Picasso Online
PABLO PICASSO | ÉTUDE INFORMELLE (POMME)
Estimate: 8,000 - 12,000 USD
PABLO PICASSO (1881 - 1973)
ÉTUDE INFORMELLE (POMME)
Pen and ink on paper
12⅛ by 7⅞ in. (30.8 by 20 cm)
Framed: 20¾ by 16¾ in. (52.7 by 42.5 cm)
Executed in 1911.
Claude Picasso has confirmed the authenticity of this work.
Executed on cream wove paper which has been folded in half along the left edge. The sheet has been been mounted at multiple places along the verso of the bottom sheet. All four corners are also mounted with photo corners. There are scattered stains throughout the sheet, as well as some studio transference to the bottom edge and bottom right corner. There is a small sketch on the verso of the bottom sheet. There are creases extending across the bottom left and bottom right corners of the top sheet, both two inches in length. There are repaired tears to the bottom edge of both the top and bottom sheets. A pindot sized hole is present toward the bottom right of the sheet.There are additional minor tears to the bottom and right edge of the top sheet, measuring 1/4 and 1/2 inch, respectively. Otherwise fine. This work is in overall good condition.
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Estate of the artist
Marina Picasso (the artist’s granddaughter; acquired from the above)