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    Sale 2166

    Impressionist and Modern Works on Paper

    7 May 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 145

    Pablo Picasso (1881-1973)

    Buste d'homme

    Price Realised  

    Pablo Picasso (1881-1973)
    Buste d'homme
    signed, dated and numbered 'Picasso 15.6.69. II' (upper left)
    colored felt-tip pens on paper
    16 1/8 x 13 in. (40.9 x 33 cm.)
    Drawn on 15 June 1969


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    Provenance

    Galerie Louise Leiris, Paris.
    Galerie Berggruen et Cie., Paris.
    Anon. sale, Christie's, New York, 10 November 1998, lot 52.
    Anon. sale, Artcurial Briest, Paris, 30 June 2003, lot 59.


    Literature

    C. Zervos, Pablo Picasso, Paris, 1976, vol. 31, no. 247 (illustrated, pl. 74).
    The Picasso Project, ed., Picasso's Paintings, Watercolors, Drawings and Sculpture: The Sixties III 1968-1969, San Francisco, 2003, p. 177, no. 69-250 (illustrated).