• Old Master, Modern & Contempor auction at Christies

    Sale 7839

    Old Master, Modern & Contemporary Prints

    31 March 2010, London, King Street

  • Lot 138

    Pablo Picasso

    Bacchanale avec Chevreau at Spectateur (B. 931; Ba. 1260)

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Pablo Picasso
    Bacchanale avec Chevreau at Spectateur (B. 931; Ba. 1260)
    linocut printed in colours, 1959, on Arches, signed in pencil, numbered 39/50 (there were also approximately twenty artist's proofs), published by Galerie L. Leiris, Paris, 1960, the full sheet, some very faint mount staining in the margins, a small rubbed spot at the upper right margin, a tiny stain in the lower margin, generally in good condition
    P. 527 x 630 mm., S. 620 x 750 mm.


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    Provenance

    Gerd Hatje (1915-2007), art publisher, Stuttgart. Then by descent to the present owners.


    Saleroom Notice

    Please note that in the sky in the upper left subject there are several hairline cracks to the printed surface.


    Pre-Lot Text

    From the Collection of the late Gerd Hatje