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Tête de femme au chapeau mauve by Pablo Picasso

Pablo Picasso

Tête de femme au chapeau mauve, 1939

Oil on canvas
55.2 x 45.7 cm (21.73 x 17.99 in)
Unique artwork
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Momentum 12M
Last recorded sale at Christie's, New York (01 Nov 2011)

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Past Sales
ImageSale dateAuction houseLocationSale nameLot No.EstimatePrice SoldConditionTitle
Nov 1, 2011
Christie'sNew YorkImpressionist and Modern Evening Sale51
$****** - ******
Tête de femme au chapeau mauve
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Artwork Description



55.2 x 45.7 cm (21.73 x 17.99 in)


oil on canvas


dated '27.10.39.' (upper left); dated again and inscribed 'Royan 27.10.39.' (on the reverse)


Estate of the artist. Bernard Ruiz Picasso, Paris. Galerie Beyeler, Basel.

Private collection, New York (acquired from the above, 1986).

Acquired from the above by the present owner.


Paris, Galeries nationales du Grand Palais, Hommage à Picasso: dessins, sculptures, céramiques, November 1966-February 1967, no. 188 (illustrated). Basel, Galerie Beyeler, Picasso: der Maler & seine Modelle, July-October 1986, p. 54, no. 27 (illustrated in color).


C. Zervos, Pablo Picasso, Paris, 1958, vol. 9, no. 363 (illustrated, pl. 170). S.A. Nash, Picasso and the War Years, 1937-1945, New York, 1998, p. 213 (illustrated in a photograph). The Picasso Project, ed., Picasso's Paintings, Watercolors, Drawings and Sculpture: Europe at War, 1939-1940, San Francisco, 1998, p. 55, no. 39-316 (illustrated). A. Baldassari, Picasso, Life with Dora Maar, Love and War, 1935-1945, Paris, 2006, p. 238 (illustrated in a photograph).