PABLO PICASSO (1881-1973)
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PABLO PICASSO (1881-1973)

Le repas frugal

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PABLO PICASSO (1881-1973)
Le repas frugal
signed 'Picasso' (in pencil, lower right)
etching and scraper, on laid Arches paper, a fine and early impression of Baer's second state before steel-facing
Plate: 463 x 377 mm.
Sheet: 655 x 495 mm.
Executed in 1904; printed by Auguste Delâtre, Paris circa 1904-05
Provenance
Private collection, Europe, by whom acquired in Paris in the 1930s and thence by descent; sale, Christie's, London, 30 November 2004, lot 251.
Heinz Berggruen, Berlin & Paris, by whom acquired at the above sale, and thence by descent to the present owners.
Literature
G. Bloch, Catalogue de l'oeuvre gravé et lithographé 1904-1967, vol. I, Bern, 1968, no. 1 (another impression illustrated).
B. Baer, Picasso the Printmaker: Graphics from the Marina Picasso Collection, exh. cat., Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas, 1983, no. 1, pp. 32-33 (another impression illustrated).
B. Geiser & B. Baer, ??Picasso Peintre-Graveur, vol. I, Bern, 1990, no. 2 II.a2 (another impression illustrated).
J. Richardson, A Life of Picasso, vol. I, 1881-1906, London, 1992, pp. 299-301 (another impression illustrated).
S. Reyburn, 'Art Market: $1m for a Frugal Meal Sets Record for a Print', in Antiques Trade Gazette, London, 18 December 2004 (this impression illustrated).
D. Wye, A Picasso Portfolio, Prints from the Museum of Modern Art, exh. cat., The Museum of Modern Art, New York, 2010, no. 1, p. 19 (another impression illustrated).
H.J. Papies, K. Zacharias & E. Morawietz, eds., Picasso and his Time: Museum Berggruen, Berlin, 2013, p. 38 (this impression illustrated p. 39).
Exhibited
Paris, Musée National Picasso, Picasso / Berggruen: Une collection particulière, September 2006 - January 2007, p. 70 (illustrated p. 71).
Berlin, Museum Berggruen, on long term loan.
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