• Old Master, Modern & Contempor auction at Christies

    Sale 7839

    Old Master, Modern & Contemporary Prints

    31 March 2010, London, King Street

  • Lot 124

    Pablo Picasso

    Buste d'Homme, from: La Suite des Saltimbanques (B. 4; Ba. 5)

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Pablo Picasso
    Buste d'Homme, from: La Suite des Saltimbanques (B. 4; Ba. 5)
    drypoint, 1905, on Van Gelder wove paper, a good impression printed with tone, from the edition of 250 after steel-facing (there were also 27 or 29 impressions on Japon), published by A. Vollard, Paris, 1913, with wide margins, with deckle edges at right and above, fractionally and slightly irregularly trimmed at the lower sheet edge, inscribed by Walter Pach 338 For Nikifora, W. P. in the lower margin, light- and backboard staining, otherwise in good condition
    P. 120 x 90 mm., S. 480 x 330 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