19 June 2007
Pablo Picasso (1881-1973)
Visage de faune
dated '28.6.55.' (on the front); stamped with the signature and numbered 'Picasso 7/20' and stamped with the maker's mark of François and Pierre Hugo (on the reverse)
Diameter: 10 3/8 in. (26.5 cm.)
Conceived on 28 June 1955 and executed in silver by François and Pierre Hugo in an edition of 20 plus two artist's proofs and two exemplaires d'auteur
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F. & P. Hugo, Picasso, 19 plats en argent, Paris, 1977 (another example illustrated).
P. Hugo, Bijoux d'Artistes, Hommage à François Hugo, Aix-en-Provence, 2001, no. 1409 (gold version illustrated pp. 148 & 153).
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