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    Sale 5394

    Impressionist & Modern Art

    10 December 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 121

    Pablo Picasso (1881-1973)

    Tête de taureau

    Price Realised  

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    Pablo Picasso (1881-1973)
    Tête de taureau
    signed, inscribed and dated 'Picasso/Arles le 12.10.58.' (lower centre), inscribed again 'Pour/Madame Tandé' (upper centre) indistinctly inscribed 'souvenir ... amical de/Jean Cocteau/1958' (lower right) by Jean Cocteau
    red biro on paper
    10¼ x 6¾in. (25.8 x 17.3cm.)
    The work is drawn on the page before the frontispiece of the book Les Grandes Peintres: Pablo Picasso, A. Verdet, Geneva, 1965.


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    Sold with a photo-certificate from Mr. Claude Picasso, dated le 10 novembre 2006. The authenticity of this work has been kindly confirmed by Mrs. Maya Picasso.

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