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Pablo Picasso (Spanish, 1881-1973) Le repose du sculpteur devant le petit torse

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2609B
Lot:
164
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Auction:
American & European Works of Art - 2609B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
September 07, 2012 12:00PM

Description:

Pablo Picasso (Spanish, 1881-1973)

Le repose du sculpteur devant le petit torse, 1933, from the SUITE VOLLARD, published 1939, from the edition of 250 (Bloch, 162: Geiser et al., 315). Signed or inscribed "Picasso" in pencil l.r., signed and dated within the plate. Etching on laid paper with "Picasso" and figural watermarks, plate size 7 5/8 x 10 1/2 in. (19.5 x 26.5 cm), unmatted, unframed.
Condition: Margins over 2 1/2 inches with deckled edges, breaks to surface fibers along areas on the plate mark, staining, and soiling.

Estimate $3,000-5,000

The paper is brittle and measures 13 11/16 x 17 1/2 in. The sheet is evenly toned and has areas of staining and/or mold growth to both recto and verso.

Keywords

Pablo Picasso, Ambroise Vollard, Cubism, Modern painters

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