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    Sale 7712

    Old Master, Modern & Contemporary Prints

    8 April 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 128

    Pablo Picasso

    Fernando de Rojas, La Célestine, Editions de l'Atelier Crommelynck, Paris, 1971 (C. books 149)

    Price Realised  

    Pablo Picasso
    Fernando de Rojas, La Célestine, Editions de l'Atelier Crommelynck, Paris, 1971 (C. books 149)
    the complete book comprising 66 etchings and aquatints hors texte, 1971, on Richard de Bas watermarked La Celestine, with title, text and justification, signed on the justification, copy number 338, from the edition of 350 (there were also thirty hors commerce copies), the full sheets, each with a deckle edge below, very occasional pale foxmarks, in very good condition, bound (as issued), within the original parchment-covered boards with the title on the cover, with the dust jacket with parchment spine (very pale foxing to the spine), all within the original parchment slipcase and cardboard packing box, generally in very good condition(book)
    217 x 175 mm. (overall)


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