Art New York, May 3-6, 2018

Pablo Picasso, Tete d’homme au maillot raye (Man’s Head with Striped Shirt), 1964

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Artist: Pablo Picasso (1881 - 1973)
Title: Tete d’homme au maillot raye (Man’s Head with Striped Shirt), 1964
Reference: Bloch 1164; Baer 1164
Medium: Color aquatint on Auvergene Richard de Bas paper
Image Size: 16 1/4 in x 12 1/2 in (41.3 cm x 31.8 cm)
Sheet Size: 22 1/4 in x 16 1/4 in (56.5 cm x 41.3 cm)
Framed Size: 33 in x 28 5/8 in (83.8 cm x 72.7 cm)
Edition: Numbered from the edition of 50 in graphite in the lower left margin; published by Galerie Louise Leiris, Paris; printed by Crommelynck, Paris.
Signature: This work is hand signed by Pablo Picasso (Malaga, 1881 – Mougins, 1973) in graphite in the lower right margin.
Condition: This work is in excellent condition.
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ID # W-6048

A beautiful and eclectic array of colors make up the face of Pablo Picasso Tete d’homme au maillot raye (Man’s Head with Striped Shirt), 1964. Though the striped shirt is made out to be the defining factor of this man, the navy blues do not draw attention so much as the bright yellow eye, the verdant hair, or the criss-crossing blue and red nose. The eyes of the man are almost inverses of one another, creating an interesting symmetry across the face. Similarly, there are two noses that one could follow down the face, each with the bridge pointing in a different direction. Picasso liked to explore the idea of multiple perspectives on a face or scene, and we see that clearly here with the opposite curves of the nose. A simple orange smile makes up final element of this fun-loving and colorful print.

Created in 1964, this color aquatint on Auvergene Richard de Bas paper is hand signed by Pablo Picasso (Malaga, 1881 – Mougins, 1973) in graphite in the lower right margin and numbered from the edition of 50 in graphite in the lower left margin; published by Galerie Louise Leiris, Paris; printed by Crommelynck, Paris.

Catalogue Raisonné & COA:

Pablo Picasso Man’s Head with Striped Shirt (Tete d’homme au maillot raye), 1964 is fully documented and referenced in the below catalogue raisonnés and texts (copies will be enclosed as added documentation with the invoices that will accompany the sale of the work).

1. Baer, Brigitte. Picasso Peintre-Graveur, Tome V. Galerie Kornfeld: Switzerland, 1989. Listed and illustrated as catalogue raisonné no. 1164

2. Bloch, Georges. Picasso Catalogue de l’ouvre gravé et lithographié, Volume I. Kornfeld et Cie: Switzerland, 1968. Listed and illustrated as catalogue raisonné no. 1164.

3. A Certificate of Authenticity will accompany this artwork.

About the Framing:

Framed to museum-grade, conservation standards, Pablo Picasso Man’s Head with Striped Shirt (Tete d’homme au maillot raye), 1964 is presented in a complementary moulding and finished with silk-wrapped mats and optical grade Plexiglas.

 

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