Lot 148: Mes Dessins d'Antibes WITH 16 POCHOIRS BY PICASSO.
October 27, 2016
Reston, VA, USALive Auction
Description: Mes Dessins d'Antibes WITH 16 POCHOIRS BY PICASSO. Avant-Propos de Georges Salles. Au Pont des Arts, Paris, 1958. Portfolio of 16 lithographs by Picasso, on Arches paper, one of 300 numbered copies. Loose as issued, complete of colophon, text, and prints, in the publishers linen portfolio case with ties.
Condition Report: Very good condition. Complete condition report on request as well extra pictures.
Notes: The series "Mes dessins d'Antibes" of sixteen pochoirs on velin d'Arches pur Chiffon (by Daniel Jacomet) represent the ancient Greece of Antibes, Antipolis. Published in Paris during 1958, this work reproduces the original Picasso drawings of 1946, representing the austere mythological interaction of the Centaur, the Nymph and the Faun, a constant theme in Picasso's post-war period.
Artist or Maker: Pablo Picasso