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    Sale 11966

    Prints & Multiples

    21 September 2016, London, King Street

  • Lot 22

    Pablo Picasso (1881-1973)

    Le vieux bouffon

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    Pablo Picasso (1881-1973)
    Le vieux bouffon
    linocut in colours, 1963, on Arches wove paper, signed, dedicated Pour Yvonne Zervos and inscribed (epreuve d'artiste) in brown felt-tip pen, one of approximately twenty artist's proofs aside from the edition of fifty, published by Galerie L. Leiris, Paris, with wide margins, presumably the full sheet, in very good condition
    Image 640 x 530 mm., Sheet 755 x 624 mm.


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    Special Notice

    Artist's Resale Right ("Droit de Suite"). Artist's Resale Right Regulations 2006 apply to this lot, the buyer agrees to pay us an amount equal to the resale royalty provided for in those Regulations, and we undertake to the buyer to pay such amount to the artist's collection agent.


    Provenance

    Yvonne Zervos (1905-1970), Paris; a gift from the artist (according to the dedication).
    Bernard Moustrou
    Acquired from the above by the present owner


    Literature

    Bloch 1104; Baer 1338 Bb