Chinese ink wash drawing, 21 x 17 cm. (sight format), signed with the stamp of the workshop at the top left, (1950), 27 x 21 cm. (sheet format). This ink has a solar movement surmounted by a star. Surrealist painter and photographer, Dora Maar (1907-1997) muse and companion of Pablo Picasso for 8 years, sees his work presented in numerous institutions and private collections. Dora Maar was a student in Paris at UCAD (Central Union of Decorative Arts) from 1923 to 1926, before taking courses at the Julian Academy and becoming a student of Andé Lhote, then perfected at the Technical School of Photography and Cinematography of the City of Paris. During the winter of 1935-1936, Dora Maar met Picasso. She lived in the shadow of Pablo Picasso, which made her almost invisible, and her work as well. She made portraits of her companion and accompanied him, photographically, during the creative elaboration of Guernica. Provenance: Atelier Dora Maar-Piasa-1998-succession. There was a major retrospective at the Center Pompidou in 2019.