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    Sale 2044

    Prints and Multiples

    28 - 29 October 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 252

    PABLO PICASSO

    Luis de Góngora y Argote, Vingt poèmes, Les Grands Peintres Modernes et le Livre, Paris, 1948
    (B. 476-516; Ba. 738-78; C. books 51)

    Price Realised  

    PABLO PICASSO
    Luis de Góngora y Argote, Vingt poèmes, Les Grands Peintres Modernes et le Livre, Paris, 1948
    (B. 476-516; Ba. 738-78; C. books 51)
    the complete set of 41 unsigned etchings and aquatints, hors-texte, title page, text in French, and justification, on Marais watermark Gongora, copy 208 of 250 (there were also 25 hors commerce copies), the full sheets, bound (as issued) in very good condition, original green Auvergne paper wrappers with title in red, marble-painted end papers and full red morocco binding with gilt title on spine, marble-painted paper-covered slipcase (in very good condition).
    15¼ x 11½ in. (390 x 290 mm.)
    album


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    Please note this lot includes the original blue and cream cloth-covered portfolio