• Impressionist/Modern Works on  auction at Christies

    Sale 7832

    Impressionist/Modern Works on Paper

    3 February 2010, London, King Street

  • Lot 233

    Pablo Picasso (1881-1973)

    Homme lançant une pierre

    Price Realised  

    Pablo Picasso (1881-1973)
    Homme lançant une pierre
    signed 'Picasso' (lower left); dated '7-9-20-' (upper right)
    charcoal and pencil on beige-blue paper
    18½ x 24 5/8 in. (47.4 x 62.5 cm.)
    Executed in Juan-les-Pins on 7 September 1920


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

    Claude Picasso has confirmed the authenticity of this work.

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    Provenance

    Schoneman Galleries, Inc., New York.
    Anonymous sale, Sotheby's, New York, 15 May 1980, lot 322a.
    Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE COLLECTION


    Literature

    C. Zervos, Pablo Picasso, vol. IV, Oeuvres de 1920 à 1922, Paris, 1951, no. 176 (illustrated p. 56).
    The Picasso Project (ed.), Picasso's Paintings, Watercolors, Drawings & Sculpture, Neoclassicism I, 1920-1921, San Francisco, 1995, no. 20-402 (illustrated p. 125).
    J. Palau i Fabre, Picasso: From the Ballets to Drama (1917-1926), Barcelona, 1999, no. 837 (illustrated p. 230).