Pablo Picasso - Le Peintre et son Modele (tapestry)


Pure New Wool Rug, signed recto , with publishers label verso, “desso desin nr:208007-107 ...... manufactures in the Netherlands under The License of Delfotex/Tapiland-Spain ’1994”

Size:   Height: 115 cms - Width: 90 cms

Published by: SPADEM (Sociètè de la Propriètè Artistique et des Dessins et Modeles), an international organization formed to collect royalties on reproduction of artists' images and to police improper use of these images. All the heirs, except Marina Picasso, who recently changed her mind, have designated SPADEM their agent in these matters.

Manufactured by: Desso, The Netherlands, under license from the Succession Picasso in 1994. This makes the item an authorised Picasso Multiple. Desso is a prominent manufacturer of fine carpets.

Note: The original painting prototype for this rug was created in 1928. It is currently located in the Museum of Modern Art, New York

Edition: 500 -  Numbered verso on the Publishers label.

Provenance: MOMA, New York, USA