7 May 2008
Pablo Picasso (1881-1973)
Picador (recto); Faune (verso)
signed 'Picasso' (on the left edge); dated '17.12.56.' (on the reverse)
painted and partially glazed terracotta
7 5/8 x 7 5/8 in. (19.4 x 19.4 cm.)
Executed on 17 December 1956; unique
Galerie Louise Leiris, Paris.
Saidenberg Gallery, New York.
Acquired from the above by the family of the present owner, circa 1956.
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G. Ramié, Picasso's Ceramics, Secaucus, New Jersey, 1974, p. 165, no. 391 (recto illustrated) and no. 392 (verso illustrated).
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