Lot 610: ANS in French, signed "Picasso," one page, 10.5 x 8.25, March 10, 1959, "'La Californie,' Cannes, A. M." Brief untranslated note to his housekeeper Ines Sassier, forwarding a letter along to her husband. Central vertical and horizontal folds and haloing to the ink, otherwise fine condition. Accompanied by a certificate of authenticity from the Ministry of Culture Communication. Picasso met Ines Sassier while vacationing in Mougins in 1936 and, delighted by her charm, promptly welcomed both her and her sister to the staff at his Rue de Boétie apartment. She remained Picasso's close friend, advisor, cook, and confidante for more than three decades.
RR Auction's Fine Autographs and Artifacts Auction 458
Wednesday, 12th August 2015
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