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Pablo Picasso

Lot 54
Buste de femme, 1971
Oil

36.2 x 28.5 in (92.0 x 72.5 cm)

Lot 54
Buste de femme, 1971
Oil
36.2 x 28.5 in (92.0 x 72.5 cm)

Estimate:
€ 1,500,000 - 2,500,000
Auction: -351 days

Van Ham Kunstauktionen

Auction: Jun 05, 2023
Auction number: 500
Auction name: Modern, Post War & Contemporary | Evening Sale

Lot Details
PICASSO, PABLO
1881 Malaga - 1973 Mougins

Title: Buste de femme.
Date: 1971.
Technique: Oil on canvas.
Measurement: 92 x 72,5cm.
Notation: Dated verso upper left: 23.8.71.
Frame/Pedestal: Craftman's frame.


Provenance:
- Mme Jacqueline Picasso
- Galerie Louise Leiris, Paris (label)
- Waddington Galleries Ltd, London (label)
- Private collection USA
- Private collection Germany

Exhibitions:
- Palais des Papes, Avignon 1973
- Kjarvalsstadir Museum, Reykjavik 1986
- Richard Gray Gallery, Chicago 1987 (label)

Literature:
- Zervos, Christian: Pablo Picasso - Vol. 33, Works from 1971 to 1972, Paris 2013, cat. rais. no. 156, ill.
- Exhib. cat. Picasso (1970-1972). 201 Peintures, Palais des Papes, Avignon 1973, cat. no. 120, ill. p. 141
- Alberti, Rafael: Picasso. Le rayon ininterromptu, Éditions Cercle D'Art, Paris 1974, cat. no. 39, ill.
- Exhib. cat. Picasso - Exposition Inattendue, Kjarvalsstadir Museum, Reykjavik 1986, cat. no. 39, p. 86, ill. (Here titled "Jeune femme")
- Exhib. cat. Modern and Contemporary Masters, Richard Gray Gallery, Chicago 1987, cat. no. 16, ill.
- Wofsy, Alan (ed.): Picasso's Paintings, Watercolours, Drawings & Sculpture. A Comprehensive Illustrated Catalogue 1885-1973, Vol. 13, San Francisco 2004, cat. no. 71-258, ill.
- Mallen, Enrique (ed.): Online Picasso Project, Sam Houston State University 1997-2023

- A large-format portrait of his second wife Jacqueline
- "Buste de femme" is an expressive late work, with the distorted perspectives so typical of Picasso's style
- The painting originally came from the estate of Jacqueline Picasso
- Offered for the first time on the international auction market
- Current exhibitions worldwide on the 50th anniversary of his death.
Lot Details
PICASSO, PABLO
1881 Malaga - 1973 Mougins

Title: Buste de femme.
Date: 1971.
Technique: Oil on canvas.
Measurement: 92 x 72,5cm.
Notation: Dated verso upper left: 23.8.71.
Frame/Pedestal: Craftman's frame.


Provenance:
- Mme Jacqueline Picasso
- Galerie Louise Leiris, Paris (label)
- Waddington Galleries Ltd, London (label)
- Private collection USA
- Private collection Germany

Exhibitions:
- Palais des Papes, Avignon 1973
- Kjarvalsstadir Museum, Reykjavik 1986
- Richard Gray Gallery, Chicago 1987 (label)

Literature:
- Zervos, Christian: Pablo Picasso - Vol. 33, Works from 1971 to 1972, Paris 2013, cat. rais. no. 156, ill.
- Exhib. cat. Picasso (1970-1972). 201 Peintures, Palais des Papes, Avignon 1973, cat. no. 120, ill. p. 141
- Alberti, Rafael: Picasso. Le rayon ininterromptu, Éditions Cercle D'Art, Paris 1974, cat. no. 39, ill.
- Exhib. cat. Picasso - Exposition Inattendue, Kjarvalsstadir Museum, Reykjavik 1986, cat. no. 39, p. 86, ill. (Here titled "Jeune femme")
- Exhib. cat. Modern and Contemporary Masters, Richard Gray Gallery, Chicago 1987, cat. no. 16, ill.
- Wofsy, Alan (ed.): Picasso's Paintings, Watercolours, Drawings & Sculpture. A Comprehensive Illustrated Catalogue 1885-1973, Vol. 13, San Francisco 2004, cat. no. 71-258, ill.
- Mallen, Enrique (ed.): Online Picasso Project, Sam Houston State University 1997-2023

- A large-format portrait of his second wife Jacqueline
- "Buste de femme" is an expressive late work, with the distorted perspectives so typical of Picasso's style
- The painting originally came from the estate of Jacqueline Picasso
- Offered for the first time on the international auction market
- Current exhibitions worldwide on the 50th anniversary of his death.

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