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Wed, Jul 19, 2023 02:00PM EDT
Lot 182

Pablo Picasso Attributed: Zinc Etching Plate, Sculpteur, Modele Accroupi et Tete Sculptee

Estimate: $30,000 - $50,000

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Pablo Picasso (Spanish, 1881-1973)Attributed: Sculpteur, Modele Accroupi et Tete Sculptee (Sculptor, Model Crouching and Sculpted Head). Zinc etching plate believed to have been used by The Collectors Guild when they published their "School of Paris" series. Signed, dated in plate lower left. This plate was lightly coated with removable calcium carbonate powder to better facilitate photographing the work.
Nude woman on left right profile with a string of flowers in her hair seated on tiled floor, legs crossed, face tilted upward toward an abstract sculpted female head on a pedestal in profile; nude man with beard on left , his face close to the sculpted head, his right hand touching the chin of the sculpture; a garland of leaves also winds around the pedestal and sculpted head.

11.25 x 8.25 inches plate.

 The Collectors Guild, New York: Marcel Vogel, New York; sold in a private sale circa 2004/5 to the current owner, a California Gentleman.


Very good condition with regular wear associated with this type of object.

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