7 May 2008
Property from the Estate of Judith D. Lipsey
Pablo Picasso (1881-1973)
signed 'Picasso' (lower left)
pen and black ink on paper laid down on board
9 1/8 x 12½ in. (23.2 x 31.8 cm.)
Drawn in 1905
Galerie Simon, Paris.
Galerie Louise Leiris, Paris.
Gertrude Stein, Paris.
Berggruen et Cie., Paris.
Galerie des Etats-Unis, Cannes (by 1961).
Dr. Paul Brody, Nice.
Anon. sale, Parke-Bernet Galleries, Inc., New York, 16 February 1967, lot 27.
Acquired at the above sale by the late owner.
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C. Zervos, Pablo Picasso, Paris, 1954, vol. 6, no. 658 (illustrated, pl. 80).
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