• Prints & Multiples auction at Christies

    Sale 2215

    Prints & Multiples

    27 - 28 October 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 149

    PABLO PICASSO

    Robert Desnos, Contrée, R. Godet, Paris, 1944 (B. 362; Ba. 689; C. books 39)

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    PABLO PICASSO
    Robert Desnos, Contrée, R. Godet, Paris, 1944 (B. 362; Ba. 689; C. books 39)
    the complete set of one etching, hors-texte, title, text in French, table of contents and justification, on Lafuma pur fil, copy 93 of 213, with margins, bound, the lower sheet edge unevenly trimmed, very pale time staining at the sheet edges, otherwise in good condition, original laid paper wrappers with black and green lettering, contemporary mauve half-morocco, patterned boards, top edge gilt, gilt lettering on spine (occasional minor scuffs, wear to the spine and corners), lacking the original transparent paper jacket with embossed motif. 11 1/8 x 7 5/8 in. (280 x 195 mm.)
    album


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    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM THE FINE ARTS MUSEUMS OF SAN FRANCISCO, SOLD TO BENEFIT THE ACQUISITIONS FUND