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Fri, May 26, 2023 02:00PM EDT - Thu, Jun 1, 2023 02:00PM EDT
Lot 121

Pablo Picasso: Chicago Picasso

Estimate: $800 - $1,200

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$500 $50
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$100,000 $5,000
Pablo Picasso (Spanish, 1881-1973): Chicago Picasso. 1967 Metal Replica Miniature Souvenir Monument. Made of copper-plated metal and mounted on a heavy marble base. The back of sculpture reads: 1967 Pub. Bldg. Comm. Chgo. and Chicago Replica Co. A piece of felt has been attached to the bottom.
Picasso was tight-lipped about the intent of the sculpture and it sometimes is referred to as "Head of a Woman". The original 50 foot 160-ton statue was unveiled in August of 1967 at The Daley Plaza in Chicago Illinois. It became a symbol of the city and is often referred to as the "Chicago Picasso".

5.75 x 4 x 2.5 inches.

Collection of a California Gentleman.

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