Lot 27: PABLO PICASSO | Jacqueline lisant (B. 1181; Ba. 1292 and Ba. 1294)
October 27, 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Description: Two very rare experimental working proofs on the same sheet, 1962, the recto is Baer's Superposition de plateau, linoleum cut printed in colors, one of only a few trial proofs, this impression printed in purple, grey and black; the verso an experimental and complex working proof for Jacqueline lisant, de trois quarts (Ba. 1294), linoleum cut printed in light brown, dark brown, red, and 'blanc crème', which has been printed over an impression of the second state of Portrait de Jacqueline de face. II (Ba. 1280) (printed in dark brown over a light brown background), inscribed by the printer Arnéra, Vallauris, '16.2.1962. TETE DE FEMME - 1er ETAT - ESSAI BLANC SUR FOND ROUGE', on Arches wove paper, framed
The print is in good condition, with full margins. Slight soiling and traces of printers ink in the margins.
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Dimensions: images approx.: 647 by 533 mm 25 1/2 by 21 in