Picasso: Masterworks from the MGM Resorts Fine Art Collection

Picasso: Masterworks from the MGM Resorts Fine Art Collection

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Pablo Picasso

Tête d'homme barbu

Auction Closed

October 24, 01:48 AM GMT


50,000 - 70,000 USD

Lot Details


Pablo Picasso

1881 - 1973

Tête d'homme barbu

Signed Picasso (on the underside)

Hand-painted and partially glazed terracotta

Height: 15 in. 38 cm

Executed in 1956; this two-sided work is unique.

Claude Picasso has confirmed the authenticity of this work.

Galerie Louise Leiris, Paris
Private Collection, New York (and sold: Sotheby's, New York, December 11, 1980, lot 130)
Private Collection (acquired at the above sale)
Sale: Christie's, New York, May 15, 1986, lot 386
Sale: Christie’s, London, October 18, 1990, lot 93
Private Collection (and sold: Sotheby's, London, October 26, 1994, lot 140)
Private Collection (acquired at the above sale and sold: Sotheby’s London, March 19, 1997, lot 174)
Mirage Resorts, Las Vegas (acquired at the above sale)
Acquired from the above

Georges Ramié, Céramiques de Picasso, Paris, 1974, nos. 433 & 434, recto & verso illustrated p. 182