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    Sale 1209

    Collection Yves Saint Laurent et Pierre Bergé

    23 - 25 February 2009, Paris

  • Lot 29

    PABLO PICASSO (1881-1973)

    Portrait-charge: Massine, Bakst et Diaghilev

    Price Realised  

    PABLO PICASSO (1881-1973)
    Portrait-charge: Massine, Bakst et Diaghilev
    signé et dédicacé 'A mon ami Bakst Picasso' (en bas à droite), daté et situé 'ROME 1917' (en haut à droite)
    encre verte sur papier
    19.4 x 27.4 cm. (7 5/8 x 10¾ in.)
    Exécuté à Rome, 1917


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    Provenance

    Léon Bakst, Paris (don de l'artiste).
    Collection Barsacq, Paris.
    Yves Saint Laurent et Pierre Bergé.


    Saleroom Notice

    Un certificat de Madame Maya Widmaier-Picasso sera remis à l'acquéreur.
    Please note that a certificate from Maya Widmaier-Picasso will be given to the buyer.


    Literature

    C. Zervos, Pablo Picasso, Paris, 1975, vol. 29, no. 234 (illustré, pl. 97; technique erronnée).
    J. Coignard, "Chez Pierre Bergé et Yves Saint Laurent", in Connaissance des Arts, no. 634, janvier 2006, p. 49 (illustré en
    couleur).


    Exhibited

    Paris, Galerie Charpentier, Danse et divertissements, 1948 (h.c.). Bâle, Kunstmuseum, Stravinsky. Sein Nachlass. Sein Bild,
    juin-septembre 1984, no. 10.


    Post Lot Text

    'CARICATURE: MASSINE, BAKST AND DIAGHILEV'; SIGNED AND
    DEDICATED LOWER RIGHT, DATED AND LOCATED UPPER RIGHT; GREEN INK ON PAPER.