Sale 17PT01 | Lot 36

Pablo Picasso

Catalogue: Impressionist & Modern Art

Lot Details

Lot 36
Pablo Picasso
Spanish, 1881-1973
Mercure - Design for the Front Curtain, circa 1924
Signed Picasso (lr)
Gouache, pastel and pencil on light gray paper
7 7/8 x 8 3/4 inches (20 x 22.2 cm)

Emily Milliken Wilson
Sale: Sotheby's, New York, April 23, 1986, lot 100

Maya Widmaier Picasso, on March 26, 1985, and the Comite Picasso, on May 31, 1990, have confirmed the authenticity of this work.

Mercure was a ballet produced by Count Etienne de Beaumont, with music by Erik Satie and decor and costumes by Picasso.

Estimate: $40,000 - $60,000
Sold for $37,500 (includes buyer's premium)

Additional Notes & Condition Report

Taped to mat with two small pieces of tape from top verso edges. It appears to have been adhered to a mount from the verso corners and since removed.

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Estimate: $40,000 - $60,000
Sold for $37,500 (includes buyer's premium)

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Impressionist & Modern Art

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