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    Sale 1995

    Impressionist And Modern Art Day Sale

    7 May 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 489

    Pablo Picasso (1881-1973)

    Visage sur carton ondulé

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    Pablo Picasso (1881-1973)
    Visage sur carton ondulé
    stamped with signature and the silver smith's mark of François and Pierre Hugo and numbered 'Picasso 15/20' (on the reverse)
    silver repoussé
    Diameter: 16 5/8 in. (42.2 cm.)
    Conceived in 1956; this silver version cast between 1957 and 1967


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    Provenance

    Acquired by the present owner, circa 1992.


    Literature

    G. Bloch, Pablo Picasso, Catalogue de l'oeuvre gravé céramique 1949-1971, Bern, 1972, vol. III, p. 87, no. 101 (white earthenware version illustrated).
    D. Cooper, Picasso, 19 plats en argent par François et Pierre Hugo, Paris, 1977, n.p. (another plate illustrated).
    A. Ramié, Picasso, Catalogue of the Edited Ceramic Works, 1947-1971, Madoura, 1988, p. 164, no. 322 (another version illustrated).