• Impressionist/Modern Works on  auction at Christies

    Sale 5467

    Impressionist/Modern Works on Paper

    21 June 2012, London, King Street

  • Lot 114

    Pablo Picasso (1881-1973)

    L'homme au mouton

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Pablo Picasso (1881-1973)
    L'homme au mouton
    signed, inscribed and dated 'pour Jacques Amar, souvenir de son ami Picasso, Vallauris 1er Aôut, 1950' (upper centre)
    pen and ink on the frontispiece of the book Les peintres célèbres
    11¼ x 8¼ in. (28.5 x 21 cm.)
    Executed on 1 August 1950


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    Maya Widmaier-Picasso has confirmed the authenticity of this work.

    This drawing was executed when the eponymous sculpture was installed in the Place du Marché in Vallauris (see lot 113).

    Special Notice

    Artist's Resale Right ("Droit de Suite"). Artist's Resale Right Regulations 2006 apply to this lot, the buyer agrees to pay us an amount equal to the resale royalty provided for in those Regulations, and we undertake to the buyer to pay such amount to the artist's collection agent.


    Provenance

    Jacques Amar, a gift from the artist on 1 August 1950.


    Saleroom Notice

    Claude Picasso has confirmed the authenticity of this work.