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    Sale 1995

    Impressionist And Modern Art Day Sale

    7 May 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 436

    Pablo Picasso (1881-1973)

    Picador (recto); Faune (verso)

    Price Realised  

    Pablo Picasso (1881-1973)
    Picador (recto); Faune (verso)
    signed 'Picasso' (on the left edge); dated '17.12.56.' (on the reverse)
    painted and partially glazed terracotta
    7 5/8 x 7 5/8 in. (19.4 x 19.4 cm.)
    Executed on 17 December 1956; unique


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    Provenance

    Galerie Louise Leiris, Paris.
    Saidenberg Gallery, New York.
    Acquired from the above by the family of the present owner, circa 1956.


    Literature

    G. Ramié, Picasso's Ceramics, Secaucus, New Jersey, 1974, p. 165, no. 391 (recto illustrated) and no. 392 (verso illustrated).