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    Sale 12147

    Impressionist & Modern Art Day Sale

    17 November 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 1338

    Pablo Picasso (1881-1973)

    Visage en relief

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Pablo Picasso (1881-1973)
    Visage en relief
    dated, numbered, stamped and inscribed '23.10.47. V MADOURA PLEIN FEU 1.96' (on the underside)
    white earthenware ceramic plate, partially engraved, with colored engobe and glaze
    Length: 15 1/8 in. (38.3 cm.)
    Executed on 23 October 1947; unique


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    Claude Picasso has confirmed the authenticity of this work.

    Provenance

    Estate of the artist.
    Jacqueline Picasso, Paris (by descent from the above).
    Catherine Hutin, Paris (by descent from the above).
    Private collection, Japan.
    Galerie Beyeler, Basel.
    Jane Kahan Gallery, New York.
    Acquired from the above by the family of the present owner, 1999.


    Saleroom Notice

    Please note that a party with a financial interest will be bidding on Lot 1338.