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Lot 1515
(1881-1973 Spanish) Centaur, crayon on Extra watermarked paper, with handwritten letter in fountain ink by Picasso's agent/biographer Jaime Sabartes, signed by Picasso and dated October 29, 1958, letter with same date on verso, loose translation of letter, "Happy New Year for you Mr. Fres, an answer to your photo it's clear to me in question to the present piece that the authenticity is clear. Have no anxiety about it. Jaime Sabartes", approximate work size 10 1/2" x 8 1/4", double glass sided frame 18" x 15 1/4".


Faint remains of old tape on verso through center, crease visible on verso, pale age/light toning, 3/8" x 1/8" spot of paper missing right center.

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Estimate $15,000 - $25,000Sep 30, 2018