• Prints & Multiples auction at Christies

    Sale 2215

    Prints & Multiples

    27 - 28 October 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 154

    PABLO PICASSO

    José Delgados (alias Pepe Illo), La Tauromaquia o Arte de Torear, G. Gili, Ediçiones de la Cometa, Barcelona, 1959 (B. 950-976; Ba. 970-998; C. books 100)

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    PABLO PICASSO
    José Delgados (alias Pepe Illo), La Tauromaquia o Arte de Torear, G. Gili, Ediçiones de la Cometa, Barcelona, 1959 (B. 950-976; Ba. 970-998; C. books 100)
    the complete set of twenty-five aquatints and one drypoint, hors-texte, title page, table of contents, text in Spanish and justification, on Guarro with the bull's head watermark designed by the artist, signed in pencil on the justification, copy 126 of 263, each with full margins, loose (as issued), occasional soft creasing in places at the sheet edges, otherwise in very good condition, original paper wrappers, parchment-covered boards with gilt title on the spine and yellow cloth-covered slipcase (minor scuffing and wear to the boards and slipcase). 14 3/8 x 20 in. (365 x 508 mm.)
    album


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    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM THE FINE ARTS MUSEUMS OF SAN FRANCISCO, SOLD TO BENEFIT
    THE ACQUISITIONS FUND