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Pablo Picasso (Spanish, 1881–1973)
LOT ID: 84205
Tête de Faune Heureux (Head of a Happy Faun), 1954

Ink, on paper
10.05 х 7.48 in. (25.53 x 19 cm.)
Signed, dated, and inscribed; with certificate of authenticity from the artist's daughter Maya Picasso; uninspected out of frame
Lot description
Dating from 1954, this playful original drawing by Picasso depicts a faun, a mythological creature that the artist used often-- along with satyrs, centaurs, and the like-- as a kind of alter ego in his works, particularly works addressing the theme of love. The sheet measures 10.05 x 7.48 inches (25.5 x 19 cm), and is framed under Plexiglas with dimensions of 21.7 x 19.3 inches (55 x 49 cm).
Tête de Faune Heureux (Head of a Happy Faun) by Pablo Picasso
  • Tête de Faune Heureux (Head of a Happy Faun) by Pablo Picasso
  • Tête de Faune Heureux (Head of a Happy Faun) by Pablo Picasso
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