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Pablo Picasso (1881-1973)

Tête de femme aux yeux pleins d'éclat

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Pablo Picasso (1881-1973)
Tête de femme aux yeux pleins d'éclat
dated and numbered '29.10.70.VIII' (lower left)
wax crayon on paper
14½ x 10 5/8 in. (37 x 27 cm.)
Executed on 29 October 1970
Provenance
François Lachenal, Paris, and thence by descent.
Private collection, France.
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Lot Essay

This work is sold with a photo-certificate from Maya Widmaier-Picasso dated Paris le 3 Avril 2005.

Please see note to lot 310. In this sketch, the eighth and final study in the 29 October 1970 series of Jacqueline heads, Picasso has drawn a three-quarter view, with the eyes placed on either side of the nose, in contrast to the previous sketches, in which both eyes appear on the left side of the face.
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