Pablo Picasso: Souvenirs de Vacances. Unique Works from the Collection of Marina Picasso. Online Sale.
PABLO PICASSO | VISAGE AVEC UNE PIPE
Estimate: 12,000 - 18,000 GBP
PABLO PICASSO (1881 - 1973)
VISAGE AVEC UNE PIPE
black crayon on paper
Sheet: 27.5 by 21.5cm., 10⅞ by 8½in.
Framed: 49 by 42.5cm., 19¼ by 16¾in.
Executed in 1913.
Claude Picasso has confirmed the authenticity of this work.
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Executed on cream wove paper, not laid down. the sheet is hinged to a mount at the upper left and upper right corners of its verso. '36/1053' and '1913' inscribed on the verso by another hand. A flattened crease extends diagonally from the upper right corner for the length of the sheet. An additional 3cm. flattened crease extends across the lower left corner. Three minor nicks to the right edge. One small repaired tear measuring 0.5cm in length at the center of the left edge. A few pindot areas of foxing. 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)