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    [Valentine Hugo. Drawing of Picasso Signed.
    "Valentine Hugo." One page on thin laid paper, sprinkled with gold, 8.25" x 11.5", Paris; June 3, 1936. A pen-drawn outline of Picasso's profile while sitting in the café de Flore in Paris.
    Valentine Hugo (1887-1968), born Valentine Marie Augustine Gross, was a French artist and writer. She is best known for her work with the Russian ballet and with the French Surrealists. Hugo hosted salons with many artists, writers, and musicians in Paris, including avant-garde leaders such as Pablo Picasso. She would often sketch her visitors, foreshadowing her portraiture work of the Surrealist leaders later on. Hugo completed another sketch of Picasso in 1934, a work she began in 1932.
    Rare. Not listed among Hugo's works.
    Condition. Fragile.


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    Ukrainian Institute of America at The Fletcher-Sinclair Mansion2 East 79th StreetNew York, NY 10075

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