• Old Master, Modern & Contempor auction at Christies

    Sale 7747

    Old Master, Modern & Contemporary Prints

    17 September 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 108

    After Pablo Picasso (1881-1973) by Jacques Villon (1875-1963)

    Les Saltimbanques (Ginestet & Pouillon 634)

    Price Realised  

    After Pablo Picasso (1881-1973) by Jacques Villon (1875-1963)
    Les Saltimbanques (Ginestet & Pouillon 634)
    etching with aquatint in colours, 1922, on Arches, signed by Picasso in pencil, numbered 68-200 (there was also an edition of 22 printed in black only), published by Galerie Bernheim-Jeune, Paris, with margins, light-staining, a 15 mm. tear in the right margin, the sheet edges trimmed slightly irregularly, a crease at the upper left sheet corner, backboard staining and remains of old tape at the sheet edges verso
    P. 600 x 420 mm., S. 720 x 535 mm.


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    Provenance

    René Gaffé Collection, Christie's, London, 3 July 2002, lot 274.