17 September 2009,
Price realised GBP 11,875
GBP 6,000 - GBP 8,000
After Pablo Picasso (1881-1973) by Jacques Villon (1875-1963)
Les Saltimbanques (Ginestet & Pouillon 634)
etching with aquatint in colours, 1922, on Arches, signed by Picasso in pencil, numbered 68-200 (there was also an edition of 22 printed in black only), published by Galerie Bernheim-Jeune, Paris, with margins, light-staining, a 15 mm. tear in the right margin, the sheet edges trimmed slightly irregularly, a crease at the upper left sheet corner, backboard staining and remains of old tape at the sheet edges verso
P. 600 x 420 mm., S. 720 x 535 mm.
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René Gaffé Collection, Christie's, London, 3 July 2002, lot 274.
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