A crayon drawing created by Pablo Picasso on a guest register comes to auction tomorrow in the 19th & 20th Century Prints & Drawings sale at Swann. Drawn at Jacqueline Picasso's 40th birthday celebration on February 24, 1966, which took place at Chez Roger, it comes with a sheet of signatures and birthday wishes written by dinner guests.
The drawing was originally offered in the January 22, 2000 auction of Picasso's personal belongings, Maître Claude Boisgirard Paris, Art Modern et Contemporain.
Pablo Picasso, Bouquet pour Jacqueline Picasso, color crayons, 1966. Estimate: $40,000 to $60,000.
Labels: Picasso, Prints and Drawings, Todd Weyman