• Impressionist/Modern Works on  auction at Christies

    Sale 2312

    Impressionist/Modern Works on Paper Featuring Property from the Collection of Mrs Sidney F. Brody

    5 May 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 238

    Pablo Picasso (1881-1973)

    Tête de femme

    Price Realised  

    Pablo Picasso (1881-1973)
    Tête de femme
    dated, inscribed and numbered '25.9.65. Nimes. II' (upper left)
    pencil on paper
    10 5/8 x 8¼ in. (27 x 21 cm.)
    Drawn in Nîmes, 25 September 1965


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

    Provenance

    Anon. sale, Christie's, New York, 19 November 1998, lot 447.
    Private collection, California.
    Acquired from the above by the present owner, 2000.


    Literature

    A.C. Quintavalle, "Picasso segreto, variazioni sull'eros," Panorama, 26 September 1996, p. 143 (illustrated).