Lot 21: PABLO PICASSO, (SPANISH, 1881-1973), "FEMME NUE AU FAUTEUIL"
December 6, 2016
Philadelphia, PA, USALive Auction
"FEMME NUE AU FAUTEUIL"
1966, pencil signed and numbered 17/50 (there were also 15 artist''s proofs), with full margins, Galerie Louise Leiris, Paris, publisher. Aquatint on BFK Rives.
image: 14 7/8 x 10 9/16 in. (37.8 x 26.8cm)
sheet: 21 x 15 3/4 in. (53.3 x 40cm)
[Bloch, 1393; Baer, 1415Bb]
Annotated in pencil verso upper right: "14956/1393B ©" and bottom right "299P".
The sheet is slightly toned with pale mat staining. The black is slightly faded. With an occasional soft handling crease, for example an approx. 3/4 diagonal one in bottom margin at right. The sheet is gently rippled at center of both top and bottom margins. With a small circular area, approx. 1/4 diameter, of very faint surface soiling in bottom left margin corner. Hinged to the mat with white paper tape in two places top verso. Generally in good condition.
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