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    Sale 2044

    Prints and Multiples

    28 - 29 October 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 236

    PABLO PICASSO

    Ovide, Les Metamorphoses, Albert Skira, Lausanne, 1931 (B. 99-128; Ba. 143-172; C. books 19)

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    PABLO PICASSO
    Ovide, Les Metamorphoses, Albert Skira, Lausanne, 1931 (B. 99-128; Ba. 143-172; C. books 19)
    the complete set of 30 etchings, in- and hors-texte, title page, text in French, table of contents and justification, on Imperial Japon, signed in ink on the justification, copy 16 from the total edition of 145, with the additional suite of 30 on Japon in black printed with remarques and issued with the first 30 copies only, minor time staining, in very good condition, loose (as issued) within Japon paper wrappers with title, paper-covered protective boards with title on spine and matching slipcase (the spine of the boards split at top, the paper skinned and rubbed in several places).
    13½ x 11 in. (350 x 280 mm.)
    album


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