9 November 2006
Pablo Picasso (1881-1973)
Tête de garçon
signed, dated and inscribed 'Picasso le 26.9.57. Cannes' (upper right)
colored wax crayons on paper
14 x 10½ in. (35.6 x 26.7 cm.)
Drawn on 26 September 1957
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Picasso executed this drawing on the reverse of a facsimile reproduction of an earlier pen, ink and gouache work, Clown et femme nue, dated '21.12.53' (C. Zervos, vol. XVI, no. 77).
(fig. 1) The artist drawing the present work.
Claude Picasso has confirmed the authenticity of this work.
Maya Widmaier-Picasso has confirmed the authenticity of this work.
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