• Old Master, Modern & Contempor auction at Christies

    Sale 7839

    Old Master, Modern & Contemporary Prints

    31 March 2010, London, King Street

  • Lot 128

    Pablo Picasso

    Deux Femmes regardant un Modèle nu (B. 57; Ba. 102)

    Price Realised  

    Pablo Picasso
    Deux Femmes regardant un Modèle nu (B. 57; Ba. 102)
    etching with drypoint and scraper, 1923, on laid Montval, signed and numbered in pencil 8/100, a good impression from the edition after steel-facing, sixth, final state, published by Marcel Guiot, Paris, 1929, with wide margins, probably the full sheet, inscribed by Walter Pach For Nikifora W.P. 332 in black ink below the signature, further inscribed F 332 at the lower sheet edge, the upper sheet edge very slightly rubbed and stained recto and with remains of paper tape verso, otherwise in very good condition
    P. 178 x 130 mm., S. 402 x 300 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