Lot 583: Exposition Vallauris. 1955
October 30, 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Description: Artist: PABLO PICASSO (1881-1973) Size: 26 1/4 x 39 1/2 in./66.7 x 100.4 cm Arnera, Vallauris While hundreds of posters have appeared over the last century which use Picasso's work to announce an exhibition, only 53 of them were actually designed as posters by that modern master and are considered to be original lithographs or linocuts. This odd, clover-shaped face is one of many designs he created to announce the annual Vallauris ceramics exhibition in his then-hometown three miles northeast of Cannes. This is an original linocut from the edition of 600.
Condition Report: A-/ Slight stains in margins. P.
Dimensions: 26 1/4 x 39 1/2 in./66.7 x 100.4 cm
Artist or Maker: PABLO PICASSO (1881-1973)