New! Picasso drawing for his son Claude in 1954

By James Nicholls, JN Investment Art

 

This is a wonderful  and special family sketch with colour pencils, that Picasso did for his son Claude, drawn on a visit to Jean Cocteau in 1954, at his place in Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat, South of France. The Donkey and the Cart.

Picasso and Jean Cocteau were long-time friends and met on a regular basis with many artists including Henri Matisse, and members of the famed L’École de Nice, in the South of France.

Size: 21.5 × 7.5 cm.

The photo taken was  taken at the time when this drawing was done, is featured on the reverse of the artwork.

Picasso drew it on the back of a Gitanes cigarette poster (as seen at the back).

Certificate/Attestation:  Handwritten and signed by Claude Picasso (May 2014) and confirmed by the Picasso Committee.

Translation on the Certificate/Attestation: “I, the undersigned, Claude Ruiz Picasso confirm or declare, that this drawing with colour pencils measuring 21,5×7.5 cm is really from the hand of my father, Picasso.

The 7th of May 2014”

Signed

Claude Picasso

The price is available upon request. It is one of the most reasonable prices for a Picasso work we have come across. Contact: james@jn-investment-art.com or mobile: + 44 (0) 779 355 6208