1881 - 1973年
numbered 5/10 and stamped with the foundry mark C. Valsuani Cire Perdue
height (not including base): 12.8cm., 5in.
Conceived in 1945 and cast in bronze in a numbered edition of 10 plus 1 unnumbered cast.
The authenticity of this work has been confirmed by Claude Picasso.
Sale: Christie's, London, 22nd June 1993, lot 173
Pedro Serra, Sóller, Mallorca, Spain (purchased at the above sale)
Acquired from the above by the present owner in 2008
Werner Spies & Christine Piot, Picasso: The Sculptures, Stuttgart, 2000, no. 325, mentioned p. 407
Pere Antoni Serra, 101 Escultures a la Vall de Sóller, Palma, 1995, colour illustration of another cast pp. 89 & 175
The Picasso Project (ed.), Liberation and Post-War years 1944 - 1949, San Francisco, 2000, no. 45-104, illustration of another cast p. 49
The Sculptures of Pablo Picasso (exhibition catalogue), New York, Gagosian Gallery, 2003, no. 124, illustration of another cast p. 65