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    Sale 12071

    Impressionist & Modern Art Day Sale

    13 May 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 1371

    Pablo Picasso (1881-1973)

    Visage souriant

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Pablo Picasso (1881-1973)
    Visage souriant
    dated and stamped '29.1.58. MADOURA PLEIN FEU' (on the underside)
    white earthenware ceramic bowl, partially engraved, with colored engobe and glaze
    Diameter: 17 ¼ in. (43.8 cm.)
    Executed on 29 January 1958; 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).
    Galerie Beyeler, Basel (by 1990).
    Jane Kahan Gallery, New York.
    Acquired from the above by the family of the present owner, 2005.


    Saleroom Notice

    Please note that Claude Picasso has confirmed the authenticity of this work.


    Exhibited

    Basel, Galerie Beyeler, Picasso, Céramiques, March-May 1990, no. 79 (illustrated in color).