Picasso has Got a Shooter!

I love this photo by André Villers. It is up at Bonhams in their photograph sale on May 20th, New Bond Street.

Picasso with revolver and hat of Gary Cooper, Cannes, 1958

André Villers (French, born 1930)

Gelatin silver print, signed in ink in the lower left margin. The reverse with the photographer’s copyright stamp. Printed 1989. Framed.

Paper 33.3 x 24cm (13 1/8 x 9 7/6in), image 25.5 x 19.7 cm (10 x 7 3/4in).

Footnote:
Literature:
Villers, A., Picasso vu par Villers: photographies (Rennes: Musée des beaux-arts, 1992), p.40

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