5 February 2004
THE PROPERTY OF A PRIVATE COLLECTOR
Pablo Picasso (1881-1973)
Buste d'homme et femme nue
signed and dated 'Picasso 2.6.69.' (lower left)
wax crayon and felt tip pen on paper
9½ x 12 in. (24 x 30.5 cm.)
Executed on 2 June 1969
Galerie Louise Leiris, Paris (no. 63190).
Lionel Préger, Paris.
Acquired from the above by the mother of the present owner and thence by descent.
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C. Zervos, Pablo Picasso. Oeuvres de 1946 à 1953, vol. XXXI, Paris, 1976, no. 231 (illustrated p. 70).
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