7 November 2007
Pablo Picasso (1881-1973)
Pipe et paquet de tabac
signed 'Picasso' (lower left)
gouache over pencil on paper laid down on board
5 x 6½ in. (12.7 x 16.5 cm.)
Painted circa 1921
Galerie Simon, Paris.
The Mayor Gallery, Ltd., London.
Buchholz Gallery (Curt Valentin), New York.
Edgar Kaufman, Jr., New York.
Janet Henrich O'Connell, New York (gift from the above, 1942).
By descent from the above to the present owner.
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Maya Widmaier-Picasso has confirmed has confirmed the authenticity of this work.
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