PABLO PICASSO | DRAPEAU RÉPUBLIQUE ESPAGNOLE/FRANÇAISE - RECTO | SANS TITRE - VERSO
12,000 to - 18,000 GBP
Pablo Picasso: Souvenirs de Vacances. Unique Works from the Collection of Marina Picasso. Online Sale.
12,000 to - 18,000 GBP
PABLO PICASSO (1881 - 1973)
DRAPEAU RÉPUBLIQUE ESPAGNOLE/FRANÇAISE - RECTO
SANS TITRE - VERSO
dated 1er novembre 44 - recto and verso
watercolour and pencil on paper - recto
pencil on paper - verso
Sheet: 30 by 40.5cm., 11¾ by 16in.
Framed: 49.5 by 60cm., 19½ by 23⅝in.
Executed on 1st November 1944 - recto and verso
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Executed on cream coloured wove paper, not laid down. The sheet is affixed to a window mount at the upper left and upper right corners of its verso, so both sides are visible. The top edge is lightly deckled. '3552', '708', '2 14-41' and '55' inscribed by another hand on the recto. '3554' inscribed by another hand on the verso. Two small flattened creases extend across the lower right corner. Some scattered studio transference throughout the sheet on both recto and verso. A 2cm. long stain to the upper left corner of the verso, with some corresponding pindot stains on the upper right corner of the recto. Otherwise, fine. This work is in overall very good condition.
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Estate of the artist
Marina Picasso (the artist’s granddaughter; acquired from the above)
Christian Zervos, Pablo Picasso, Œuvres de 1944 à 1946, Paris, 1963, vol. XIV, no. 55, illustrated pl. 27 (recto) & no. 41, illustrated pl. 26 (verso)