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    Sale 5246

    Prints & Multiples

    29 November 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 168

    Pablo Picasso

    Price Realised  

    Pablo Picasso

    Céphale tue par mégarde sa Femme Procris, from Les Métamorphoses d'Ovide (B. 112; Ba. 156; cf. C. books 19)
    etching in black (remarque in bistre), 1930, on japon nacré, from the edition of 125 (there were also 20 hors commerce copies), published by Albert Skira, Paris, with narrow margins, trimmed, remains of old glue/tape at the upper and lower sheet corners on the reverse, otherwise in good condition
    P. 310 x 225 mm., S. 323 x 250 mm.


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    Provenance

    Kenneth Lauder A.R.C.A. (1916-2004), and by descent