PABLO PICASSO (1881 - 1973)
pencil and coloured crayon on paper
Sheet: 63 by 48.5cm., 24¾ by 18⅞in.
Framed: 89 by 73.5cm., 35⅛ by 28⅞in.
Executed in 1907.
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Executed on cream laid paper, not laid down. The sheet is affixed to the mount at various places along the perimeter of the verso and is floating in the mount. The four edges are deckled and slightly uneven with some minor handling creases and studio stains. The sheet is lightly time-stained and there are some scattered spots of foxing, mostly in the lower left quadrant. There is an artist's pinhole in each of the upper corners. This work is in good overall condition.
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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 1907 - 1909, Paris, 1973, vol. XXVI, no. 166, illustrated pl. 48
Barcelona, Fundacio Caixa de Barcelona, Picasso cubisti 1907-1920, Collection Marina Picasso, 1987, no. 49
Tokyo, Tokyo Station Gallery, Pablo Picasso: Focused on Cubist works from the Marina Picasso Collection, 1988, no. 3
Barcelona, Museu Picasso, Picasso, Landscapes 1890-1912, 1994-95, no. 179, illustrated in the catalogue
Schwerin, Staatliches Museum, Pablo Picasso, Der Reiz der Fläche/The Appeal of Surface, 1999, no. 25, illustrated in the catalogue