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Pablo Picasso

Le Peintre et son modèle (A Double-Sided Work)

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Estimate:

200,000 - 300,000 USD

Property of American Filmmaker John Hughes

Pablo Picasso

Pablo Picasso

Le Peintre et son modèle (A Double-Sided Work)

Le Peintre et son modèle (A Double-Sided Work)

Estimate:

200,000 - 300,000 USD

Lot sold:

403,200

USD

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Property of American Filmmaker John Hughes

Pablo Picasso

1881 - 1973

Le Peintre et son modèle (A Double-Sided Work)


dated 20.7.70. and numbered IV (upper right); signed Picasso, dated 20.7.70. and numbered V (on the verso)

colored crayon, chalk and colored pencil on card

8¾ by 12 in.

22.2 by 30.5 cm.

Executed on 20 July 1970.

Executed on both sides of a buff-colored card. The sheet is t-hinged to a double sided window mat. The work is in overall very good condition. Recto: The right edge is lightly deckled. Some light handling creases to the upper right, lower right, and lower left corners. An additional three-inch long flattened crease extending across the upper right corner. The medium is strong and well-preserved. A few scattered accretions along the extreme left and right edges. Some light skinning to the lower right corner, possibly due to a previous mounting. Verso: The left edge is lightly deckled. The work is faintly time-struck. A few dark accretions to the extreme left edge. Some light staining to the lower right corner. Minor flattened creases to the lower left and lower right corners. The medium is strong and well-preserved.


Framed: 16 3/8 by 19 1/4 in. (41.6 by 48.9 cm.)


In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective qualified opinion.

NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING CONDITION OF A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE PRINTED IN THE CATALOGUE.

Please note there is a Guarantee and an Irrevocable Bid on this lot.
Barbara Guggenheim Associates, Inc., New York
Acquired from the above on 20 December 1988 by the present owner
Christian Zervos, Pablo Picasso, Oeuvres de 1970, vol. XXXII, Paris, 1977, nos. 230 and 231, pl. 75, illustrated