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Pablo Picasso (1881-1973)
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Pablo Picasso (1881-1973)

Bonhomme assis

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Pablo Picasso (1881-1973)
Bonhomme assis
signed, dedicated and dated 'Picasso al amigo Pablo Gargallo muy afectuosamente Paris 6 Mayo 1904' (lower right)
pen and brown ink on paper laid down on board
Sheet size: 11¾ x 8¾ in. (29.9 x 22.2 cm.)
Drawn in Paris, 6 May 1904
Provenance
Pablo Gargallo, Paris (gift from the artist).
Richard C. Veit II, Miami.
Anon. sale, Sotheby's, New York, 7 November 1962, lot 73.
Ian Woodner, New York (acquired at the above sale).
Acquired from the above by the present owner.
Literature
A. Level, Picasso, Paris, 1928, p. 13.
C. Zervos, Pablo Picasso, Paris, 1954, vol. 6, no. 630 (illustrated, pl. 77).
J. Palau i Fabre, Picasso: The Early Years 1881-1907, New York, 1981, p. 343, no. 973 (illustrated, p. 375).
J. Richardson, A Life of Picasso, New York, 1991, vol. I (1886-1906), p. 301 (illustrated).
Exhibited
Toronto, Art Gallery of Ontario, Puvis de Chavannes and The Modern Tradition, October-November 1975, p. 164, no. 75 (illustrated).
Barcelona, Museu Picasso and Kunstmuseum Bern, Picasso 1905-1906: From the Rose Period to the Ochres of Gósol, 1992, no. 10.

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