23 March 2010,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 2,125
Estimate GBP 1,800 - GBP 2,000
Pablo Picasso (1881-1973)
Hercule tue le Centaure Nessus, from Metamorphoses d'Ovide (Bloch 116)
etching printed in black with a wash over the bistre remarque, 1930, on Arches paper, with partial watermark MBM and J. Perrigot, probably a proof aside from the total edition of 145, published by A. Skira, Paris; together with Lutte entre Térée et sa Belle Soeur Philomèle, from the same series (B. 110), also probably a proof, each with margins, a deckle edge at the lower margin, each in generally in good condition.
P. 311 x 221 mm., S. 337 x 260 mm. (2)
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