5 May 2011
Pablo Picasso (1881-1973)
Tête de femme
signed 'Picasso' (lower left); dated '14. Avril 42' (on the reverse)
colored wax crayons over monotype on paper
Image size: 5 7/8 x 4¾ in. (15 x 12.2 cm.)
Sheet size: 10 1/8 x 8 5/8 in. (25.6 x 21.8 cm.)
Drawn on 14 April 1942
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B. Baer, Picasso Peintre-Graveur, Catalogue raisonné de l'oeuvre gravé et des monotypes 1935-1945, Bern, 1985, p. 319, no. 719.
Maya Widmaier-Picasso has confirmed the authenticity of this work.
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This lot is being sold by the Honorable Ethel J. Griffin, New York County Public Administrator, by the authority given her under Letters of Administration issued by the Surrogates Court of the State of New York, County of New York. No claim has been asserted by any person or entity contesting the Estates ownership of this work.
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