Lot 178: PABLO PICASSO | Jacqueline au chapeau de paille (Tête de Femme) (B. 1067; Ba. 1279)
October 28, 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Description: Linoleum cut printed in colors, 1962, signed in pencil, inscribed 'pour Arnera fils', a proof aside from the numbered edition of 50, on Arches wove paper, published by Arnera, Vallauris, framed
The print is in good condition, with full margins. Colors are attenuated. A few hairline cracks in the ink in the black and green at right. The inscription with some inconspicuous smudge marks. A vertical crease at lower center edge visible under raking light. Corners are slightly soft. Traces of light- and mat-stain are extremely pale and visible under close inspection. The verso of the sheet with very faint discoloration comprising fox marks and overall very minor toning.
In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective qualified opinion.
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Dimensions: image: 640 by 526 mm 25 1/4 by 20 3/4 in