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The Prize

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Double Sided Original Picasso Drawing

Title:  Seven studies for a head of a Harlequin (Recto)

Study for head and torso of Harlequin (verso)

Medium:  Original drawing in pencil, made in early 1918, signed by the artist in pen, recto, below left. This is a two sided drawing and unsigned verso

Size: Approximately 8” x 4”

Certification: The work is certified by the artist son, Claude Picasso, as being authentic. The buyer acquires the original of this certificate which is signed and dated 27/01/2013.

Provenance: There is a written provenance of great interest which reads as follows: “Je sousignee MICHAEL Jeane, certifie que le double design de Picasso representing d’une cote un harlequin (d’un seul trait) - dimensions 10 x 15 cms - et l’autre cote 7 (sept_ chapeaux d’arlequin - dimensions 10 x 19 cm - non date, a ete achete directement a Picasso dans son atelier, par mon mari Marcel MICHAUD - Directeur de la galerie Folklore a Lyon - en 1943. Mon mari l’a remis en cadeau a notre fille Francoise DUPUY cette meme anne.” Signed and dated by Jeane Michaud 10th June 1991.

Condition: In very good condition.

Proceeds from this auction will support the Global Gift Gala.

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The Cause

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Additional Details

Item #P779


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