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Property from a Private European Collection

Pablo Picasso

Deux personnages

Auction Closed

June 26, 11:59 AM GMT

Estimate

30,000 - 50,000 GBP

Lot Details

Description

Property from a Private European Collection

Pablo Picasso

1881 - 1973


Deux personnages

signed Picasso (upper left) and dated 16.12.53. (upper right)

pen and ink and ink wash on paper 

20.9 by 26.4 cm. 8¼ by 10⅜ in.

Framed: 51.5 by 55.2 cm. 20¼ by 21¾ in.

Executed in Cannes on 16 December 1953. 

Galerie Scheffel, Bad Homburg, Germany

Private Collection (acquired from the above in 1989)

Thence by descent to the present owner 

Christian Zervos, Pablo Picasso. Œuvres de 1953 à 1955, vol. 16, Paris, 1965, no. 57, pl. 20, illustrated 

Dore Ashton, Picasso on Art: A Selection of Views, New York, 1972, p. 125, illustrated