8 February 2001
Pablo Picasso (1881-1973)
signed, numbered and dated 'Picasso 31.5.72 III' (lower right)
brush and black ink and wash on paper
26¼ x 17¼in. (66.8 x 34.7cm.)
Executed on 31 May 1972
Galerie Louise Leiris, Paris (no. 015565/64281), by whom acquired directly from the artist.
Galerie Rosengart, Lucerne.
Kunst Lambert Tegenbosch, Heusden, NL.
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C. Zervos, Pablo Picasso, vol. XXXIII, Oeuvres de 1971-1972, Paris 1978, no. 403, p. 146.
Sold with a photo-certificate from Maurice Jardot of the Galerie Louise Leiris, dated Paris, 29 Juin 1974.
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