2 November 2011
Pablo Picasso (1881-1973)
Tête de faune
signed, dated and numbered 'Picasso 24.1.56.X' (on the reverse)
painted and glazed ceramic tile
8 x 8 in. (20.3 x 20.3 cm.)
Executed on 24 January 1956; unique
Galerie Louise Leiris, Paris.
Private collection, Chicago.
Acquired from the above by the present owner.
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G. Ramié, Picasso's Ceramics, Secaucus, 1974, p. 150, no. 325 (illustrated).
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