Pablo Picasso - Tete au masque


Medallion made of 23 carat gold, conceived in 1956, with loop for suspension as a pendant.

Pierre Hugo Reference: P.H.1434

Size: 2 inches (5 cms) ; 2684 grs circa

Edition: 20 (numbered verso); plus two exemplaires d’artiste and 8 HC copies numbered ⅓ and I/V

Note: In the same year that this was made Picasso created, at the Madoura pottery workshop in Vallauris, a White round dish, made of white earthenware clay, of the same title and design, reference Alain Ramie 363.

Literature: Les Cypres Editeur: “Bijoux d’artistes” : The gold medallion is illustrated and described on page 153 . The silver plate of the same design is illustrated on page 168. Picasso Hugo (a collection of 25 silver platters): The silver plater of the same design is illustrated on page 51.

Certificate of Authenticity: Signed by Pierre Hugo, of Atelier Hugo, dated 21st December 2020

Stamps verso:

  1. The signature stamp of Pablo Picasso
  2. The Hallmark of 1st Title de la Guarantee de Marseill
  3. The Edition number
  4. The reference number of Ateliers Hugo: 1434