3 February 2004
Pablo Picasso (1881-1973)
Compotier au poisson
signed, numbered and stamped with the maker's mark of François Hugo 'Picasso Exemplaire d'Auteur 1/2' (on the underside)
Length: 21 1/8 in. (53.6 cm.)
Height: 6 5/8 in. (16.7 cm.)
Conceived in 1958-1959 in edition of eleven; this work executed in 1959
Galerie Vallois, Paris.
Acquired from the above by the previous owner in 1989.
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W. Spies, Picasso - The Sculptures, Stuttgart, 2000, no. 553 (another example illustrated p. 383).
Paris, Galerie Vallois, Picasso et L'atelier Hugo 1953-1971, May - June 1989.
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