A Musical Feast: Works from the Collection of Marina Picasso Online
PABLO PICASSO | FEMME JOUANT DE LA CONTREBASSE
Estimate: 12,000 - 18,000 USD
PABLO PICASSO (1881 - 1973)
FEMME JOUANT DE LA CONTREBASSE
Pencil on paper
6¾ by 4¼ in. (17.2 by 10.8 cm)
Framed: 20¾ by 16¾ in. (52.7 by 42.5 cm)
Executed in 1913.
This work is in very good condition. Executed on cream wove paper. The sheet is t-hinged to a mount at the upper left and right corners of its verso. The right edge is deckled and the other three edges are cut. "1124/163" "Z 28 287" "1913" "1571 PP" inscribed by another hand on the verso. Some minor scattered stains and studio transference. Flattened creases to the upper left corner and along the right edge.
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Estate of the artist
Marina Picasso (the artist’s granddaughter; acquired from the above)
Christian Zervos, Pablo Picasso, Supplément aux années 1910 à 1913, vol. XXVIII, Paris, 1974, no. 287, illustrated pl. 120