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    Sale 2044

    Prints and Multiples

    28 - 29 October 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 269

    PABLO PICASSO

    Vieux beau saluant une pupille de la Célestine, from La Série 347 (B. 1593; Ba. 1609)

    Price Realised  

    PABLO PICASSO
    Vieux beau saluant une pupille de la Célestine, from La Série 347 (B. 1593; Ba. 1609)
    aquatint with drypoint, 1968, on wove paper, signed in pencil, numbered 25/50 (there were also 17 artist's proofs), published by Galerie Louise Leiris, Paris, 1969, with full margins, the palest mat staining, a few pale pinpoint foxmarks at the sheet edges, hinge remains in places at the reverse of the upper and lower sheet edges (some with associated adhesive remains and minor discoloration), otherwise in good condition, framed
    P. 2 3/8 x 4 5/8 in. (60 x 118 mm.)
    S. 9 7/8 x 12 7/8 in. (251 x 327 mm.)


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