23 June 2005
Pablo Picasso (1881-1973)
signed, dated and inscribed '18.3.56 IV pour Pierre Courtade Picasso' (upper left)
pen and India ink and wash on paper
12 7/8 x 16 3/8 in. (32.6 x 41.6 cm.)
Executed on 18 March 1956
Pierre Courtade, Paris, a gift from the artist on 18 March 1956.
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This work is sold with a photo-certificate from Claude Ruiz-Picasso dated le 03.04.05.
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