23 March 2010,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 1,250
Estimate GBP 500 - GBP 700
Pablo Picasso (1881-1973)
Portrait of Léon Tolstoi, from La Guerre et la Paix (Mourlot 287; B 825; rf Cramer books 76)
transfer lithograph, 1956, on Arches laid paper, with title page, the justification page on watermarked Saurat laid paper, numbered CLXI from the edition of 300 (there were also 3,000 numbered copies and 100 hors commerce impressions), published by Andrè Saurat, Monte Carlo, with an uneven margin to the right, otherwise in generally good condition
L., S. 220 x 158 mm.
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