17 November 2016
Pablo Picasso (1881-1973)
Chevalier au chapeau énorme
signed 'Picasso' (upper right), dedicated 'Pour François' (upper left) and dated '12.12.60.' (center left)
black felt-tip pen on paper
11 x 8 3/8 in. (27.9 x 21.2 cm.)
Drawn on 12 December 1960
Anon. sale, Sotheby’s, London, 12 July 2007, lot 310.
Private collection, Georgia (acquired at the above sale).
Acquired from the above by the present owner, January 2014.
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Maya Widmaier-Picasso has confirmed the authenticity of this work.
Claude Picasso has confirmed the authenticity of this work.
The present lot is drawn on the title page of David Douglas Duncan's Le petit monde de Pablo Picasso, Paris, 1959.
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