From an Important European Collection

After Pablo Picasso

Dormeur (Sleeper) — 1398

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Lot Details


From and Important European Collection

After Pablo Picasso

Dormeur (Sleeper) - 1398

conceived in 1957, executed after 1988, signed Picasso on reverse and stamped EA 1/2 (artist's proof), Pierre Hugo goldsmith's mark, Atelier Hugo number 1398, French assay mark

23k gold medallion pendant, edition of 20 and 2 artist proofs; in wooden box; based on an original Madoura ceramic

Diameter: 1⅞ in.; 4.8 cm.

Weight: 26.87 g.

Atelier François et Pierre Hugo, Aix-en-Provence

Private collection, France (acquired from above 1970s)

Acquired by descent from above

Christie's Paris: Art Moderne, October 23, 2015 [Lot 151]

Acquired from the above by the present owner

Clare Siaud and Pierre Hugo, Bijoux d'artistes, Artist'sJewels, Hommage à François Hugo, Les Cyprès, Aix-en-Provence, 2001, p. 153

Clare Finn, ‘The decorative metalwork of Pablo Picasso: his collaboration with François Hugo,’ PhD diss., Royal College of Art, 2004, p. 1156

Diana Küppers, Künstlerschmuck = objets d'art, Hirmer, Munich, 2009, p. 124