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Pablo Picasso (Spanish, 1881-1973) Taureau et Cheval

Auction:
3203B
Lot:
80
Sold for:
$5,228$4,250

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Auction:
American & European Works of Art - 3203B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
January 25, 2019 10:00AM

Description:

Pablo Picasso (Spanish, 1881-1973)

Taureau et Cheval, from Le Chef-d'Oeuvre Inconnu by Honoré de Balzac, 1934, from the edition of 99 aside from the full book edition of 340, published by Ambroise Vollard, Paris (Bloch, 84). Signed "Picasso" in brown ink l.r., numbered "23/99" in brown ink l.l. Etching on Van Gelder Zonen wove paper with partial watermark, plate size 7 3/4 x 11 in. (19.5 x 27.8 cm), framed.
Condition: Full sheet with deckled edges, unobtrusively light-struck and brown ink faded, mat burn.
Estimate $2,500-3,500

The sheet measures 15 1/4 x 20 inches, and is hinged with three white cloth tape hinges along the upper edge. Pencil annotations to verso.


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Keywords

Ambroise Vollard, Arts, Fiction, Honoré de Balzac, Le Chef-d'œuvre inconnu, Nude art, Pablo Picasso, Visual arts

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