Pablo Picasso (1881 - 1973)
Title: Jeune Homme Couronné de Feuillage
Young Man with a crown of Leaves
Medium: Original Linocut, Mouguins, January 1962, on Arches, watermarked, paper, Printed in 4 colours , maroon on beige , brown, dark brown & black, printed from one block, signed by the artist in pencil.
Bloch, Georges. Pablo Picasso, catalogue de l'oeuvre gravé et lithographié, 4 vol. Berne: Kornfeld and Klipstein. 1968-1979. (Bloch:1087)
Geiser, Bernhard and Brigitte Baer. Picasso: Peintre-Graveur, Catalogue raisonné de l'oeuvre gravé et des monotypes, 7 vols. Berne: Kornfeld. 1986-1996. (1307)
Wofsy, Alan, ed. The Complete Linoleum Cuts, 1939-1968. San Francisco: Alan Wofsy Fine Arts. 2012. (L:128)
Published by: Galerie Louis Leiris , Paris,i 1961
Printed by: Arnera, Vallauris , France
Size: 630 x 445 mms (Paper size); 350 x 271 mms (Image size)
Edition: 22/50 - There were also 25 Artists Proofs
Note: This work was the companion piece to another male portrait entitled “Hommne barbu courones de feuilles de vine” The piece is very much in the cubist style in contrast to its companion which is more linear in appearance.
Merril Chase Galleries, Chicago - Their certificate number 55032 SNON - sold with the work.
From a private collection in Providence, R. I.
Public Collections: Musee Picasso, Barcelona - donated by Sabartes
Condition: A good clean copy with vibrant colours in extremely good condition.