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    Sale 2047

    Impressionist and Modern Art Works on Paper

    7 November 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 582

    Pablo Picasso (1881-1973)

    Cinq études pour "La femme au coq"

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    Pablo Picasso (1881-1973)
    Cinq études pour "La femme au coq"
    three dated '21-2-38-'; one dated '23-2-38-'; one undated
    pencil on graph paper
    Each: 11½ x 8¼ in. (29.2 x 21 cm.)
    Drawn on 21-23 February 1938 (5)


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    Maya Widmaier-Picasso has confirmed the authenticity of this drawing.

    Claude Picasso has confirmed the authenticity of this drawing.

    Five drawings in one lot, a-e (5).

    (fig. 1) Pablo Picasso, Femme au coq, 1938.

    Provenance

    Mary Callery, New York.
    By descent from the above to the late owner.


    Saleroom Notice

    Maya Widmaier-Picasso has confirmed the authenticity of this drawing.
    Claude Picasso has confirmed the authenticity of this drawing.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM THE ESTATE OF BARONESS MARCELLA KORFF


    Literature

    C. Zervos, Pablo Picasso, Paris, 1958, vol. 9, no. 108 (a; illustrated, pl. 52) and no. 115 (b; illustrated, pl. 56).
    The Picasso Project, ed., Picasso's Paintings, Watercolors, Drawings and Sculpture: Spanish Civil War 1937-1939, San Francisco, 1997, p. 137, nos. 38-034 and 38-035 (a and b illustrated respectively).