Picasso’s Tete de Femme, $48,000, Swann Auction
Gavels ‘n’ Paddles
Recent Auction Results From Near & Far
By Ken Hall
A 1962 color linoleum cut by Pablo Picasso titled Tete de Femme (Portrait Stylise de Jacqueline) sold for $48,000 at a sale of 19th and 20th Century Prints & Drawings held Mar. 7 by Swann Auction Galleries in New York City. Another color linoleum cut by Picasso, executed in 1962 and titled Nature Morte a la Pasteque, went for $26,400; Benton Spruance’s 1943 lithograph titled Riders of the Apocalypse hit $45,600; and Sonia Delaunay’s watercolor and gouache painting Rayonist Composition made $43,200. Prices include a 20 percent buyer’s premium.