Lot 19: PABLO PICASSO, (SPANISH, 1881-1973), "PICADOR ET CHEVAL"
December 6, 2016
Philadelphia, PA, USALive Auction
"PICADOR ET CHEVAL"
1959, printed in 1960, pencil signed, presumably 1 of 20 artist''s proofs aside from the numbered edition of 50, with wide margins, Galerie Louise Leiris, Paris, publisher. Linoleum cut in brown and black on Arches.
image: 25 x 21 in. (63.5 x 53.3cm)
sheet: 29 1/2 x 24 3/8 in. (74.9 x 61.9cm)
[Bloch, 912; Baer, 1237Bb]
Pace Editions Inc., New York, New York.
Private Collection, Pound Ridge, New York (acquired directly from the above in 1986).
Pale light and mat staining. With a few soft handling creases and traces of faint surface soiling. The lowermost bottom right vertical edge with a few short creases located 1-2 mm away from the edge. The upper left margin corner with a 1 1/2 inch soft crease and a harder 1 inch diagonal crease located a few mm from the margin corner edge. A 1/2 inch soft crescant shape crease at the center of the right vertical margin edge. Hinged (with adhesive white linen tape) to the overmat in 2 places at the reverse of the upper margin edge.
No deckled edges. Overall in very good condition.
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