Property of American Filmmaker John Hughes
1881 - 1973
Le Peintre et son modèle (A Double-Sided Drawing)
Dated 20.7.70.IV (upper right); signed Picasso and dated 20.7.70.V (on the verso)
Colored crayon, chalk and colored pencil on card
8 3/4 by 12 in. (22.2 by 30.5 cm)
Framed: 16 3/8 by 19 1/4 in. (41.6 by 48.9 cm)
Executed on July 20, 1970.
Executed on both sides of a buff-colored card. The sheet is t-hinged to a double sided window mat. The work is in overall very good condition. Recto: The right edge is lightly deckled. Some light handling creases to the upper right, lower right, and lower left corners. An additional three-inch long flattened crease extending across the upper right corner. The medium is strong and well-preserved. A few scattered accretions along the extreme left and right edges. Some light skinning to the lower right corner, possibly due to a previous mounting. Verso: The left edge is lightly deckled. The work is faintly time-struck. A few dark accretions to the extreme left edge. Some light staining to the lower right corner. Minor flattened creases to the lower left and lower right corners. The medium is strong and well-preserved.
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Acquired circa 1990s.