• Old Master, Modern & Contempor auction at Christies

    Sale 7747

    Old Master, Modern & Contemporary Prints

    17 September 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 89

    Pablo Picasso (1881-1973)

    G. L. Leclerc, Eaux-fortes originales pour des textes de Buffon, Martin Fabiani, Paris, 1942 (B. 328-358; Ba. 575-605; cf. Cramer books 37)

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    Pablo Picasso (1881-1973)
    G. L. Leclerc, Eaux-fortes originales pour des textes de Buffon, Martin Fabiani, Paris, 1942 (B. 328-358; Ba. 575-605; cf. Cramer books 37)
    the complete set of 31 etchings with aquatint and drypoint, ten hors texte, on wove paper watermarked Ambroise Vollard, with title, text and justification, copy number 205, from the edition of 226, the full sheets, pale mount staining, a 35 mm. tear in the right margin of B. 344, otherwise in good condition, loose (as published) in the original heavy beige wove wrappers and pale blue imitation morroco boards and slipcase, splits to the boards and slipcase, some wear to the covers(portfolio)
    384 x 295 mm. (overall)


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