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Pablo Picasso - "Naked Maja" - Signed Stamp in Full Vintage Frame

Signed "Picasso" in red wax pencil.

'Naked Maja' postage stamp, Spain, 1930

'The Naked Maja' is a philatelic name for three postage stamps of Spain of 1930 depicting the 'La maja desnud'  painting (1800) by Francisco de Goya (1746–1828). They are part of a set marking the anniversary of the death of this Spanish artist, and are considered the world's first postage stamp with nudes

Matted and framed to an overall finished size of 6.5 x 6.5 inches. Verso bares original framers tag, appearing to have been removed from a previous framing and reapplied to this frame. Verso also bares a period ID card for the La Maja Des Nude stamp along with a modern gallery label from Maison De La Pensée Française

Near fine condition

Provenance: From the collection of Stephen Adamson.

House of Roulx Letter of Authenticity

Pablo Picasso

As a significant influence on 20th-century art, Pablo Picasso was an innovative artist who experimented and innovated during his 92-plus years on earth. He was not only a master painter but also a sculptor, printmaker, ceramics artist, etching artist and writer. His work matured from the naturalism of his childhood through Cubism, Surrealism and beyond, shaping the direction of modern and contemporary art through the decades. Picasso lived through two World Wars, sired four children, appeared in films and wrote poetry.

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