Lot 169: PABLO PICASSO | Portrait de jeune Fille, d'après Cranach le Jeune. II (B. 859; Ba. 1053)
October 28, 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Description: Linoleum cut printed in blue and bistre, 1958, Baer's B of C, a superposition de plateau (aside from the edition of 50 in full colors), with an impression of the same subject printed in bistre on the verso (Baer's Premiere plateau: le bistre), the recto inscribed in pencil 'BJ traites bleus' and numbered in pencil in the lower right corner '5', with the inkstamp of the printer, Arnéra, on the verso, on heavy wove paper, framed
The print is in good condition, with full margins. Traces of printing ink as is usual in a working proof (on the recto, blue; on the verso, red). A few minor spots of soiling and traces of printers in the margins, recto and verso.
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Dimensions: image (recto): 643 by 532 mm 25 3/8 by 21 in