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Pablo Picasso (Spanish, 1881-1973) Peintre entre deux modèles regardant une toile

Auction:
2673B
Lot:
129
Sold for:
$4,500$3,750

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Auction:
American & European Works of Art - 2673B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
September 20, 2013 10:00AM

Description:

Pablo Picasso (Spanish, 1881-1973)

Peintre entre deux modèles regardant une toile, from LE CHEF-D'OEUVRE INCONNU, 1927, edition of 99 (Bloch, 83; Geiser, 124). Signed "Picasso" in brown ink l.r., numbered "89/99" in brown ink l.l. Etching on paper, plate size 7 5/8 x 11 in. (19.3 x 27.9 cm), framed.
Condition: Margins over 1 1/4 inches, not examined out of frame.
Estimate $4,000-6,000

Sheet is 16 5/16 x approximately 20 inches. Right and left sides of sheet are folded over in order to fit print into frame. Hinged at top with paper tape. Pale mat burn and tape burns at four corners mid way between plate impression and edges of sheet. Signature and edition number appear to be faded.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

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Pablo Picasso, Bloch

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