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    Sale 2046

    Impressionist and Modern Art Day Sale

    6 November 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 305

    Pablo Picasso (1881-1973)

    Un Poisson

    Price Realised  

    Pablo Picasso (1881-1973)
    Un Poisson
    dated '19.5.56.' (lower center); stamped with signature and the silversmith's mark of François and Pierre Hugo and numbered 'Picasso 15/20' (on the reverse)
    silver repoussé
    Diameter: 16½ in. (42 cm.)
    Conceived on 19 May 1956


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    Provenance

    Pierre and Francois Hugo, Aix en Provence.
    Galerie Dimeo, Paris (acquired from the above in 1977).
    Mrs. Arnold Katsen, New York.
    Acquired by the previous owner, 2000.


    Saleroom Notice

    Please note the additional provenance for this lot:
    Pierre and Francois Hugo, Aix en Provence.
    Galerie Dimeo, Paris (acquired from the above in 1977).
    Mrs. Arnold Katsen, New York.
    Acquired by the previous owner, 2000.


    Literature

    G. Bloch, Pablo Picasso, Catalogue de l'oeuvre gravé céramique 1949-1971, Bern, 1972, vol. III, p. 81, no. 95 (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. 170, no. 332 (white earthenware version illustrated).