10 May 2001
Pablo Picasso (1881-1973)
Numa suivant les cours de Pythagore
signed 'Picasso' (lower left)
pencil on paper
13 x 10 in. (33 x 25.4 cm.)
Drawn in September 1930
Private collection, Sweden (acquired from the artist).
By descent from the above to the present owner.
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A photo-certificate from Maya Widmaier Picasso dated Paris, 9 February 2000 accompanies this drawing.
The Tibor Collection includes 19 soldier vases, bold and colossal forms admired by specialist Becky Maguire
The final work in a series of paintings of a Georgian house in Cookham, commissioned by the man who later helped to found the Stanley Spencer Gallery