AN ORIGINAL PICASSO DRAWING, PRESENTED BY PICASSO TO MAURICIO (or Maurici, in Catalan) TORRA-BALARI I DE LLAVALLOL (1907-1999), an important Catalan cultural figure (see Wikipedia) and once the lover of Federico García Lorca.
Signed by Picasso and dated 10.10.69.
At right, circular blindstamp “BIBLIOTHECA M TORRA-BALARI : PARISIIS” ("Library of M. Torra-Balari, Paris") with arms at center.
Pencil on wove paper clipped from a book (three printed letters are visible).
WITH FULL PROVENANCE AND CERTIFICATE OF AUTHENTICITY.