17 September 2009,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 23,750
Estimate GBP 12,000 - GBP 18,000
Pablo Picasso (1881-1973)
Tête de jeune fille (Mourlot 9; cf. Bloch 393)
three lithographs, 1945, on Arches, two impressions of Mourlot's second state, one printing darker and with more definition, and one impression of the fourth state (of ten), all from the edition of 18 proofs in each state, with margins, each with a deckle edge at right, pale mount staining at the sheet edges, a crease at the upper right corner of the fourth state impression, a little stray ink and occasional printer's handling marks in the margins, otherwise in good condition, all three in one frame
L. 320 x 260 mm., S. 443 x 325 mm. (each) (3)
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