PABLO PICASSO | FUMEUR
80,000 - 120,000 GBP
THE EUROPEAN AVANT-GARDE: A PRIVATE FAMILY COLLECTION
1881 - 1973
pen and ink and charcoal on paper
30.7 by 19.5cm., 12 by 7⅝in.
Executed in Sorgues in the Summer of 1912.
Estate of the artist
Marina Picasso (the artist’s granddaughter; acquired from the above)
Galerie Thomas, Munich
Acquired from the above
C. Zervos, Pablo Picasso. Supplément aux années 1910-1913, Paris, 1974, vol. 28, no. 99, illustrated pl. 52
J. Palau i Fabre, Picasso Cubisme (1907-1917), Paris, 1990, no. 657, illustrated p. 237 (titled Projet de portrait and as dating from Autumn 1911)
P. Karmel, Picasso and the Invention of Cubism, New Haven, 2010, figs. 108 & 195, illustrated pp. 88 & 148 (as dating from Summer 1911)
Geneva, Galerie Jan Krugier, Picasso. Œuvres Cubistes de la Collection Marina Picasso, 1986, no. 110, illustrated in the catalogue (as dating from 1911-12)