8 February 2001
Pablo Picasso (1881-1973)
Portrait de femme, buste (Buste de Madame Gaby L.)
signed 'Picasso' (lower right)
pencil on paper
47/8 x 51/8in. (12.2 x 13cm.)
Drawn in 1916
The Lefevre Gallery (Alex Reid & Lefevre Ltd.), London (titled Buste de Madame Gaby L.).
Acquired from the above by the present owner in the 1960s.
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C. Zervos, Pablo Picasso, vol. XXIX, Supplément aux années 1914-1919, Paris, 1975, no. 195 (illustrated p. 84).
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