9 November 2000
Portrait de famille
blue ball-point pen on paper
105/8 x 8¼ in. (26.8 x 20.9 cm.)
Drawn in 1951
Françoise Gilot, Paris.
Anon. sale, Christie's, New York, 11 May 1989, lot 196.
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.
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This drawing shows the artist, Françoise Gilot, and their two children, Claude and Paloma.
A photo-certificate from Maya Widmaier Picasso dated Paris, 5 October 2000 accompanies this drawing.
A photo-certificate from Maya Widmaier Picasso dated Paris, 5 October 2000 accompanies drawing.
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