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    Sale 7601

    Impressionist and Modern Works on Paper

    25 June 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 261

    Pablo Picasso (1881-1973)

    Portrait de Jacqueline

    Price Realised  

    Pablo Picasso (1881-1973)
    Portrait de Jacqueline
    signed, dated and inscribed 'Picasso Para ... Luis Miguel el 17.9.59.' (lower centre)
    lithograph in grey, brown and black on paper
    25 3/8 x 20¼ in. (64.6 x 51.5 cm.)
    Executed in 1956; a proof aside from the edition of one hundred before letters


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    This lithograph is sold together with a zinc plate incised with the present work reproduced in a reduced version by photographic process.

    (fig. 1) Portrait de Jacqueline. Villa 'La Californie', Cannes 1956. Photo André Villers.

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    Provenance

    A gift from the artist to Lucia Bosé.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF LUCIA BOSÉ


    Literature

    F. Mourlot, Picasso Lithographe, Paris, 1970, no. 289.
    G. Bloch, Picasso, Catalogue de l'oeuvre gravé et lithographié, Berne, 2000, no. 827.