Pablo Picasso: Souvenirs de Vacances. Unique Works from the Collection of Marina Picasso. Online Sale.
PABLO PICASSO | MANDOLINE
Estimate: 10,000 - 15,000 GBP
PABLO PICASSO (1881 - 1973)
pen and ink on paper
Sheet: 26.5 by 10.3cm., 10½ by 4⅛in.
Framed: 34.5 by 40.5cm., 13⅝ by 16in.
Executed in Cadaquès in summer 1910.
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Executed on buff-coloured wove paper. The sheet has been hinged to a mount at the upper left and upper right corners of its verso. The left and top edges are unevenly cut and the top edge is lightly deckled. The left edge of the sheet is folded, with the unevenly cut portion of the edge folded behind the sheet. '1910', '1148/7', and 'Z6-1098' inscribed on this folded portion by another hand and '57 1/3 pp' inscribed by another hand on the verso. As number of words are typed on the verso, as the sheet was likely taken from a book. Horizontal and vertical creases run through the center of the composition. There is a tear to the center of the left edge measuring 1cm. in length. A single speck of foxing toward the upper left corner. This work is in good condition.
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Estate of the artist
Marina Picasso (the artist’s granddaughter; acquired from the above)
Geneva, Galerie Jan Krugier, Picasso, Œuvres cubistes de la collection Marina Picasso, 1986, no. 105, illustrated in the catalogue (with incorrect dimensions)
Christian Zervos, Pablo Picasso, Supplément aux volumes 1 à 3, Paris, 1954, vol. VI, no. 1098, illustrated pl. 132