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Homme à la pipe by PABLO PICASSO

PABLO PICASSO

(SPANISH, 1881 - 1973)

Homme à la pipe , 1969

Price Sold

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Materials:

oil on canvas

Measurements:

76.77 in. (195.00 cm.) (height) by 51.10 in. (129.80 cm.) (width)

Markings:

dated '8.5.69.' (on the reverse)

Exhibited:

Avignon, Palais des Papes, XXIVe Festival d'Avignon, Pablo Picasso 1969-1970, May-September 1970, no. 29 (illustrated). Vienna, Kunstforum and Tübingen, Kunsthalle, Picasso, Figur und Porträt: Hauptwerke aus der Sammlung Bernard Picasso, September 2000-June 2002, p. 216, no. 100 (illustrated in color, p. 217). Nantes, Musée des Beaux-Arts and Padua, Palazzo Zabarella, Picasso, La peinture seule, 1961-1972, October 2001-January 2003, p. 78, no. 29 (illustrated in color, p. 79).

Literature:

R. Alberti, A Year of Picasso, Paintings: 1969, New York, 1971, p. 218, no. 75 (illustrated in color). R. Alberti, Picasso en Avignon: Commentaires à une peinture en mouvement, Paris, 1971, p. 234, no. 75 (illustrated in color). K. Gallwitz, Picasso at 90: The Late Work, London, 1971, p. 193, no. 305 (illustrated). C. Zervos, Pablo Picasso, Paris, 1976, vol. 31, no. 192 (illustrated, pl. 61). K. Gallwitz, Picasso: The Heroic Years, New York, 1985, p. 195, no. 305 (illustrated, p. 194).

Provenance:

Estate of the artist. Bernard Picasso, Paris (by descent from the above). Thomas Gibson Fine Art, Ltd., London; sale, Sotheby's, New York, 7 November 2007, lot 52. Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.

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