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Pablo Picasso, Jacqueline au Bandeau de Face (Grand Tête de Femme), 1962

Artist: Pablo Picasso (1881 - 1973)
Title:Jacqueline au Bandeau de Face (Grand Tête de Femme), 1962
Medium:Linoleum Cut on Arches Wove Paper
Image:25 1/4 in x 20 3/4in (64.1 cm x 52.7cm)
Sheet:29 1/2 in x 24 3/8in (74.9 c x 61.9cm)
Framed:33 7/8 in x 28 5/16 in (86 cm x 71.9 cm)
Edition:Numbered from the edition of 50 in pencil in the lower left margin.
Signature:This work is hand signed by Pablo Picasso (Malaga, 1881 - Mougins, 1973) in pencil in the lower right margin.
Condition:This work is in excellent condition.
ID #w-7925
Price on Request

Historical Description

Pablo Picasso Jacqueline au Bandeau de Face (Grand Tête de Femme), 1962 is a bright and unique depiction of Pablo Picasso’s last and final muse, Jacqueline Roque. Though she never sat and posed for him, she occupied his mind so intensely that her image always appeared when he began to paint women. In traditional Picasso style, her features are morphed and discombobulated, yet still recognizable as a woman’s face. In the tradition cubist style, the right side of her face is in profile to the left, along with her eye and mouth turned towards the left. The left side of her visage faces straight forward, her eye enlarged and curious as her glassy gaze glances out towards the viewer. The background, a deep ochre, acts as the shading of her skin, lines that highlight the shadows across her face. Her hair cascades around her face, streaks of ochre and burnt sienna creating the illusion of strands of hair. This linocut is a mesmerizing experience into the allure of Jacqueline, and the profound inspiration and influence she held over Picasso.

Created in 1962, this linoleum cut on Arches wove paper is hand-signed by Pablo Picasso (Malaga, 1881 - Mougins, 1973) in pencil in the lower right margin and is numbered from the edition of 50 in the lower left margin.

Catalogue Raisonné & COA:
Picasso Jacqueline au Bandeau de Face (Grand Tête de Femme), 1962 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 final sale of the work):

1. Baer, Brigitte. Picasso Peintre-Graveur, Tome V. Galerie Kornfeld: Switzerland, 1989. Listed and illustrated as catalogue raisonné no. 1303.
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. 1069.
3. A Certificate of Authenticity will accompany this work.

About the Framing:
Picasso Jacqueline au Bandeau de Face (Grand Tête de Femme), 1962 is framed to museum-grade, conservation standards, presented in a complementary moulding and finished with silk-wrapped mats and optical grade Plexiglas.

 

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