• Prints & Multiples auction at Christies

    Sale 2309

    Prints & Multiples

    26 - 27 April 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 179

    PABLO PICASSO

    Buste de Femme d'après Cranach le Jeune (B. 859; Ba. 1053)

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    PABLO PICASSO
    Buste de Femme d'après Cranach le Jeune (B. 859; Ba. 1053)
    linocut in colors, 1958, on Arches, the third (final state), signed in red crayon, one of approximately 15 artist's proofs aside from the edition of 50, published by Galerie L. Leiris, Paris, the full sheet, light- and time staining, a skillfully repaired scratch in the subject's hat, the red slightly attenuated in the upper subject, pale scattered foxing, otherwise in good condition, framed
    B. 25 7/8 x 21 in. (657 x 533 mm.)
    S. 30¼ x 22½ in. (768 x 572 mm.)


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