7 May 2014
Pablo Picasso (1881-1973)
signed 'Picasso' (lower right); dated and numbered '1er decembre 44 III' (on the reverse)
gouache and brush and India ink on paper
12 7/8 x 10 in. (32.5 x 25.5 cm.)
Painted on 1 December 1944
Galerie Beyeler, Basel.
Acquired from the above by the present owner, 1972.
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Kunstmuseum Winterthur; Basel, Galerie Beyeler and Cologne, Wallraf-Richartz-Museum, Picasso, 90 Zeichnungen und farbige Arbeiten, October 1971-February 1972, p. 58, no. 29 (illustrated in color, p. 59).
Maya Widmaier-Picasso has confirmed the authenticity of this work.
Claude Picasso has confirmed the authenticity of this work.
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