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    Sale 1990

    Prints And Multiples

    29 - 30 April 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 208

    PABLO PICASSO

    [Suite], from Picasso, Eaux-fortes originales pour les textes de Buffon (B. 328-58; Ba. 575-605; C. books 37)

    Price Realised  

    PABLO PICASSO
    [Suite], from Picasso, Eaux-fortes originales pour les textes de Buffon (B. 328-58; Ba. 575-605; C. books 37)
    the complete deluxe suite of 32 etchings and aquatints (31 with drypoint), 1942, on Chine, with the additional planche refusée, La puce (Ba. 606), issued with the first 36 copies (the total album edition was 226), with full margins, a few soft creases in places, a few plates with very minor losses at the sheet edges, otherwise in very good condition
    each P. 13 5/8 x 9¾ in. (346 x 248 mm.) (and smaller)
    each S. 14½ x 11¼ in. (368 x 286 mm.) (32)


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    Including: Le cheval; L'ane; Le boeuf; Le taureau; Le bélier; Le chat; Le chien; La chèvre; Le cerf; Le loup; Le lion; Le singe; L'aigle blanc; Le vautour; L'epervier; L'autruche; Le coq; La mère poule; Le dindon; Le pigeon; Le chardonneret; L'abeille; Le papillon; La guêpe; La langouste; L'araignée; La libellule; Le lézard; Le crapaud; La grenouille; La sauterelle; and La puce