• Old Master, Modern & Contempor auction at Christies

    Sale 7839

    Old Master, Modern & Contemporary Prints

    31 March 2010, London, King Street

  • Lot 145

    After Pablo Picasso by Jacques Villon

    Les Saltimbanques (G. & P. E 634)

    Price Realised  

    After Pablo Picasso by Jacques Villon
    Les Saltimbanques (G. & P. E 634)
    aquatint printed in colours, 1922-23, on Arches, signed in pencil by Picasso and Villon, inscribed epreuve d'artiste and numbered 8-10, aside from the edition of 200, published by Bernheim-Jeune, Paris, 1923, the full sheet, with deckle edges at left and right, the sheet folded back circa 60 mm. into the margins above and below, light- and mount staining, some minor moisture staining and surface soiling in the margins, some handling creases and minor foxing in places
    P. 597 x 425 mm., S. 910 x 630 mm.


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    Provenance

    Walter Pach (1883-1958), New York. Then by descent to the present owners. (See note to lot 103.)


    Pre-Lot Text

    From the Collection of the Late Walter Pach