Description

    Pablo Picasso (1881-1973)
    Figura (Portrait of Jacqueline), 1964
    Polished iridescent glass sculpture on wooden base
    17-1/4 x 13-3/4 x 5-7/8 inches (43.9 x 35.1 x 15 cm)
    Ed. 2/3
    Signed twice and inscribed on the wooden base: Picasso / Fucina degli Angeli, Venezia, Hermano Nason
    Signed, dated, and numbered on the underside of the sculpture: Picasso / n. 2/3 FA 1964
    Published by Fucina degli Angeli, Venice

    PROVENANCE:
    The Peggy Guggenheim Collection, Venice;
    V. del Leoni, Venice;
    Private collection.

    EXHIBITED:
    Egidio Constantini, Venice, June-July 1964.

    LITERATURE:
    N. and C. Colas: The Peggy Guggenheim Collection, Venice, Torino: D'arte Fratelli Pozzo, 1967, p. 13, pl. 2, illustrated in color;
    Expressions en Verre, Musée des Arts Décoratifs de Lausanne, September 1986-January 1987, another example illustrated;
    Marielle Gandouet, Le verre pour la sculpture, Jardin des Arts, September 1970, no. 190, p. 10.

    This lot is accompanied by a photocopy of a certificate of authenticity by the Comité Picasso, Paris, dated April 4, 1989, and a photocopy of a letter from Nicolas Hélion, grandson of Peggy Guggenheim, dated June 20, 1997.


    Condition Report*:

    There appears to be a restoration to a break in the base of the right eye, as well as restoration to the upper left edge where it curves and appears to have been chipped; scattered surface scratches and general wear to the wooden base/stand; some scattered spots of surface grime to the sculpture.

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