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LOT 143

Pablo Picasso
1881 - 1973

Tête de femme
oil on canvas
signed and dated 6.10.1939 and on verso titled on the labels
16 1/8 x 13 in 41 x 33 cm

Estimate: $1,200,000 - $1,600,000

Preview at: Heffel Montreal

Collection of the Artist
Galerie Simon, Paris
Galerie Louise Leiris, Paris
Collection Claude Hersaint, Paris
Richard L. Feigen & Co., Chicago
Acquired from the above on January 2, 1962 by the present Prominent Private Collection, Montreal

Christian Zervos, editor, Pablo Picasso, vol. 9, Oeuvres de 1937 à 1939, 1958, reproduced page 160 and listed as Royan

Afrique du Sud, Exposition d'art français comtemporain, work lent by Galerie Louise Leiris

On verso inscribed "no. 52091" (Photo) on the Galerie Simon label, "76" on the stretcher upper right corner, "Feigen" on a sticker at centr of the upper stretcher, "14" on a green label and "Galerie Louise Leiris, 29 bis rue d'Astorg, Paris. Valeur d'assurance: 250 000 francs" and "Zervos Vol. IX.345" on the South Africa exhibition label

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Estimate: $1,200,000 - $1,600,000

All prices are in Canadian Dollars

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