Pablo Picasso: Souvenirs de Vacances. Unique Works from the Collection of Marina Picasso. Online Sale.
PABLO PICASSO | PIPE DECOUPÉE
Estimate: 15,000 - 20,000 GBP
PABLO PICASSO (1881 - 1973)
pencil and felt-tip pen on paper
Sheet: 6 by 14 cm., 2⅜ by 5½in.
Framed: 41 by 46.5cm., 16⅛ by 18¼in.
Executed in Paris in 1914.
Claude Picasso has confirmed the authenticity of this work.
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This work is in very good condition. Executed on cream wove paper, affixed to a support enabling the work to float freely in its mount. Artist's pinhole to the right edge of the rim of the pipe. Some minor staining to the end of the pipe's handle. A single vertical crease running across the handle of the pipe, 3cm. from the end of the handle. Otherwise, fine.
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Estate of the artist
Marina Picasso (the artist’s granddaughter; acquired from the above)
New York, Paul Rosenberg & Co., The Primacy of Design Major Drawings in Black and Colored Media. From the Marina Picasso Collection, 1983, no. 22, illustrated in the catalogue
Geneva, Galerie Jan Krugier, Picasso, Œuvres cubistes de la collection Marina Picasso, 1986, no. 154, illustrated in the catalogue (with incorrect dimensions)