Pablo Picasso: Souvenirs de Vacances. Unique Works from the Collection of Marina Picasso. Online Sale.
PABLO PICASSO | JOUTES LYONNAISES, SAINT-TROPEZ
Estimate: 30,000 - 40,000 GBP
PABLO PICASSO (1881 - 1973)
JOUTES LYONNAISES, SAINT-TROPEZ
dated 5.7.57 and numbered VII (lower right)
brush and ink on paper
Sheet: 25.5 by 65.5cm., 10 by 25¾in.
Framed: 48.5 by 89cm., 19⅛ by 35⅛in.
Executed on 5th July 1957.
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Executed on cream wove paper, not laid down, attached to the mount in three places along the upper edge and floating in the over-mount. All four edges are slightly uneven. The sheet is time-stained and there are some scattered foxing in places, most prominently to the left edge. There is an 8cm long horizontal crease to the upper part of the right edge and a further few horizontal creases towards the centre of the upper edge. There are a few tape remnants and small squares of paper skinning to the verso relating to previous mounting. This work is in overall 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 1956 à 1957, Paris, 1966, vol. XVII, no. 342, illustrated pl. 110