09-09-2011 09-09-2011
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2560B Boston
September 9, 2011 12:00 PMCalender

Pablo Picasso (Spanish, 1881-1973) L'age de soleil (pour Roby)

Auction: American & European Works of Art - 2560B Location: Boston Date / Time: September 09, 2011 12:00PM


Pablo Picasso (Spanish, 1881-1973)

L'age de soleil (pour Roby), 1950 (Bloch, 680). Signed and inscribed in the plate, inscribed in pencil on the mat. Etching on paper, plate size 9 1/8 x 7 in. (23.2 x 17.7 cm), framed.
Condition: Not examined out of frame.
Estimate $300-500

Sheet size 14 15/16 x 11 1/8 in. (37.9 x 28.1 cm). Subtle rippling, small handling crease(about 1 cm) to u.r. quadrant, just inside the plate mark. Sheet is affixed to the backing mat with cellophane tape, spaced at the top and on each side, that has yellowed, loosened in parts, and left gum residue staining in the margins. The sheet is also affixed to the back mat in the l.r. corner. Partial watermark ("...HES") l.r. corner. Unable to examine the reverse.

Mat is inscribed "Eau forte originale" l.l. and "Picasso" l.r. There is a framer's label from Sue Page Shop, Wellesley, Massachusetts, on the frame backing paper.


Pablo Picasso, Wellesley, Massachusetts