• 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 102

    Pablo Picasso (1881-1973)

    Personnages et têtes

    Price Realised  

    Pablo Picasso (1881-1973)
    Personnages et têtes
    numbered '3/25' and with the 'EMPREINTE ORIGINALE DE PICASSO' and ' MADOURA PLEIN FEU' pottery stamps (on the inside)
    painted terracotta
    Height: 22 5/8 in. (57.5 cm.)
    Executed in 1954


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    Pre-Lot Text

    Property from the Collection of Mrs. Sidney F. Brody


    Literature

    G. Bloch, Pablo Picasso, Catalogue de l'oeuvre gravé céramique 1949-1971, Bern, 1972, vol. III, no. 50 (another from the edition illustrated in color, pp. 52-53).
    G. Ramié, Picasso's Ceramics, Secaucus, 1979, p. 286, no. 316 (another from the edition illustrated in color, p. 145).
    A. Ramié, Picasso Catalogue of the edited ceramic works 1947-1971, Vallauris, 1988, p. 128, no. 242 (another from the edition illustrated in color, pp. 128-129).