• Christies auction house James Christie logo

    Sale 5866

    Prints & Multiples

    1 July 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 130

    Pablo Picasso (1881-1973)

    Buste d'Homme, plate IV from 'La Suite des Saltimbanques' (Bloch 4b)

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Pablo Picasso (1881-1973)
    Buste d'Homme, plate IV from 'La Suite des Saltimbanques' (Bloch 4b)
    etching with drypoint, 1905, on Vélin Van Gelder, one of 250 impressions (there were also circa 27 trial proofs on laid Japon and a few signed proofs on vergé d'Arches), published by Éditions Vollard, Paris, with wide margins, foxmarks in the lower image and margins, light and mount-staining, remains of old adhesive tape to the vertical sheet edges, old creases to the top and bottom horizontal sheet edges, framed
    P. 107 x 808 mm., S. 455 x 327 mm.


    Contact Client Service
    • info@christies.com

    • New York +1 212 636 2000

    • London +44 (0)20 7839 9060

    • Hong Kong +852 2760 1766

    • Shanghai +86 21 6355 1766

    Special Notice

    No VAT will be charged on the hammer price, but VAT at 15% will be added to the buyer's premium which is invoiced on a VAT inclusive basis.