Happy Birthday from Picasso

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, MaĆ®tre Claude Boisgirard Paris, Art Modern et Contemporain

Pablo Picasso, Bouquet pour Jacqueline Picasso, color crayons, 1966. Estimate: $40,000 to $60,000.