Pablo Picasso - Visage de Faune


Medallion made of 23 carat gold, conceived on the 28th June 1956, dated to right of image

Pierre Hugo Reference: P.H.1409

Size: 2 inches (5 cms) ; 2684 gr. circa

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

Literature: Les Cypres Editeur: “Bijoux d’artistes” : The gold medallion is illustrated and described on page 153 . Picasso Hugo (a collection of 25 silver platters):The silver plater of the same design is illustrated on page 26.

Note: This design was also issued in 1956, in ceramic form as a circular earthenware clay dishes in red and white earthenware clay. See : Alain Ramie: Catalogue of the illustrated ceramic works Numbers 282 & 283

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 blindstamp of Master Pierre Hugo
  3. The Hallmark of 1st Title de la Guarantee de Marseille
  4. The Edition number
  5. The reference number of Ateliers Hugo: 1409