Lot 22: PABLO PICASSO, (SPANISH, 1881-1973), "LE PEINTRE ET SON MODÈLE IMAGINANT UNE ÉTREINTE"
December 6, 2016
Philadelphia, PA, USALive Auction
"LE PEINTRE ET SON MODÈLE IMAGINANT UNE ÉTREINTE"
1967, with the artist''s stamp signature, numbered in pencil 43/50 (the total edition was 70), Galerie Louise Leiris, Paris, publisher. Etching on wove paper.
image: 12 1/2 x 8 11/16 in. (31.8 x 22.1cm)
sheet: 19 3/4 x 14 3/4 in. (50.2 x 37.5cm)
[Bloch, 1450; Baer, 1485Ba]
Verso upper left, the work is inscribed in pencil with three numbers on three separate lines: 1316/ B1450/ 35320
in separate lines at upper right verso ; P1385 / 3736
The sheet ever so slightly rippled. With time light and mat staining, the sheet is slightly toned where it has been exposed. With a soft handling crease approx 1/2 inch at bottom right margin. With a pin-prick sized black dot at the center of the left vertical margin. With two very faint smudge marks at the bottom left margin, possibly finger prints. Hinged to the mat at the top left and right corners verso. Generally in good condition.
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