• Old Master, Modern & Contempor auction at Christies

    Sale 7839

    Old Master, Modern & Contemporary Prints

    31 March 2010, London, King Street

  • Lot 125

    Pablo Picasso

    L'Abreuvoir (Chevaux au Bain), from: La Suite des Saltimbanques (B. 8; Ba. 10)

    Price Realised  

    Pablo Picasso
    L'Abreuvoir (Chevaux au Bain), from: La Suite des Saltimbanques (B. 8; Ba. 10)
    drypoint, 1906, on Van Gelder wove paper, from the edition of 250 after steel-facing (there was also an edition of 27 or 29 impressions on Japon), published by A. Vollard, Paris, 1913, with wide margins, a deckle edge below, inscribed in pencil Picasso Les Nomades in the lower left corner recto, some pale light-staining, a few pinpoint foxmarks in the margins, backboard staining, remains of red sealing wax in two places at the upper sheet edge where previously stuck down, with associated thin spots, otherwise in good condition
    P. 121 x 187 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