A Musical Feast: Works from the Collection of Marina Picasso Online
PABLO PICASSO | HOMME À LA GUITARE, DE DOS (ÉTUDE POUR UNE SCULPTURE)
Estimate: 15,000 - 20,000 USD
PABLO PICASSO (1881 - 1973)
HOMME À LA GUITARE, DE DOS (ÉTUDE POUR UNE SCULPTURE)
Pencil on paper
12⅛ by 8⅞ in. (30.8 by 22.5 cm)
Framed: 20¾ by 16¾ in. (52.7 by 42.5 cm)
Executed in 1912.
Claude Picasso has confirmed the authenticity of this work.
Executed on buff colored wove paper, which has been folded in half along the right edge. The sheet is hinged at the upper left and upper right corners of the verso of the bottom half of the sheet. Four creases extend across the upper left corner, with additional minor handling creases to the top, right and bottom edges. There is a one inch repaired tear extending from the center of the top edge. There is a 1/2 inch semi-circular loss to the top layer of the folded sheet at the center of the top edge, and a nick to the bottom sheet. A few minor stains to the bottom half of the right edge. This work is in good condition.
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Estate of the artist
Marina Picasso (the artist’s granddaughter; acquired from the above)