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Pablo Picasso

Buste d'homme

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Pablo Picasso

Pablo Picasso

Buste d'homme

Buste d'homme

Estimate:

10,000,000

to
- 15,000,000 USD

Lot sold:

9,456,000

USD

Pablo Picasso

1881 - 1973

Buste d'homme


Signed Picasso (upper right); dated 10.9.69 and numbered II (on the reverse)

Oil and Ripolin on canvas

51 1/4 by 38 1/8 in. 130.3 by 97 cm

Painted on September 10, 1969.

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Estate of the artist
Galerie Louise Leiris, Paris
Private Collection, Switzerland
Mirage Resorts, Las Vegas (acquired from the above on September 19, 1997)
Acquired from the above
Rafael Alberti, A Year of Picasso Paintings: 1969, New York, 1971, illustrated in color n.p. (titled Man)
Rafael Alberti, Picasso en Avignon. Commentaires à une peinture en mouvement, Paris, 1971, illustrated in color n.p. (titled Homme)
Christian Zervos, Pablo Picasso: Oeuvres de 1969, vol. XXXI, Paris, 1976, no. 420, illustrated pl. 120 (before the artist’s signature)
Robert Rosenblum, “Pablo Picasso, Pierrot; Head of a Man, Bust of a Man” in The Bellagio Gallery of Fine Art: Impressionist and Modern Masters, Las Vegas, 1998, illustrated in color p. 144
Robert Rosenblum, “Pablo Picasso, Pierrot; Head of a Man, Bust of a Man” in The Bellagio Gallery of Fine Art: European and American Masters, Las Vegas, 1999, illustrated in color p. 166
Avignon, Palais des Papes, Pablo Picasso 1969-70, 1970, no. 78, illustrated in the catalogue (titled Homme)
Bielefeld, Kunsthalle, Picasso: Letzte Bilder (Werke 1966-1972), 1993-94, no. 16, illustrated in color the catalogue
Las Vegas, Picasso Restaurant, Bellagio, 1998-2021