• Sale 1322

    PICASSO LITHOGRAPHS: THEMES AND VARIATIONS

    28 April 2003, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 9

    PABLO PICASSO

    Head of Young Girl: Six States (M. 9; see B. 393)

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    PABLO PICASSO
    Head of Young Girl: Six States (M. 9; see B. 393)
    six lithographs, 1945, on Arches, Mourlot's first, second, sixth through eighth and tenth (final) states, Mourlot calls for two proofs of the first state, 18 proofs of the others and the signed and numbered edition of 50 in the final state, first state inscribed '+ 20 1e état attention le bord de pierre meme grandeu que les 10 etats suivants. Sur cette épreuve on ne laissera que que le nombre apprend ici' and 'M 9 e etat' in pencil on the reverse, second state inscribed 'M 9' and '2o etat' in pencil in the lower margin, '22 2o état 9/11/45', '2e état avant brulage 9/11/45' [crossed out] and '130' on the reverse, sixth state inscribed 'M 9 6e etat' in pencil in the lower right margin and '26 6e état 26/11 cette épreuve si mauraise ne pas imprimer' and '130' on the reverse, seventh state inscribed '7e etat' and 'M 9 7e etat' in pencil in the lower margin, eighth state inscribed '8e etat' and 'M 9 8e etat (faded) in pencil in the lower margin, final state inscribed '10e état' and 'M 9 10e etat' in pencil in the lower right margin, all with margins, pale time staining and minor surface soiling in the margins and on the reverse, a few small stains at the reverse of the margin corners, otherwise all in good condition, all framed
    all L. approx. 12½ x 10¼ in. (317 x 260 mm.)
    all S. approx. 17 3/8 x 12¾ in. (441 x 323 mm.) (6)


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