Pablo Picasso (1881 - 1973), Homme Debout

Executed on June 18, 1969. Signed Picasso (upper right) and dated 18.6.69 (towards lower left). Pencil, colored crayon and felt pen on paper. 26.4 by 21 cm. Est. 120,000—180,000 USD

PROVENANCE: Galerie Louise Leiris, Paris
Saidenberg Gallery, New York
Takashimaya, Japan
Acquired from the above by the present owner in 1988

LITERATURE AND REFERENCES: Christian Zervos, Pablo Picasso, Oeuvres de 1969, vol. 31, Paris, 1976, no. 261, illustrated pl. 75
The Picasso Project, Picasso's Paintings, Watercolors, Drawings and Sculpture. The Sixties III, 1968-1969, San Francisco, 2003, no. 69-265, illustrated p. 181

Sotheby's. Impressionist & Modern Art Evening Sale. 05 May 09. New York www.sothebys.com Photo courtesy Sotheby's