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    Sale 1990

    Prints And Multiples

    29 - 30 April 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 228

    PABLO PICASSO

    Calixte et Mélibée, from La Série 347
    (B. 1611; Ba. 1627 A)

    Price Realised  

    PABLO PICASSO
    Calixte et Mélibée, from La Série 347
    (B. 1611; Ba. 1627 A)
    etching, 1968, on Rives BFK, with the artist's stamped signature, annotated in pencil 'épreuve avant aciérage', one of only five proofs before steel-facing (before the edition of 50 plus 17 artist's proofs published by Galerie L. Leiris, Paris, 1969), with wide margins, in very good condition, framed
    P. 17¾ x 10 1/8 in. (451 x 257 mm.)
    S. 12½ x 15¼ in. (318 x 387 mm.)


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    Provenance

    Marina Picasso, with her stamp on the reverse (not in Lugt)