London, South Kensington
29 November 2007
Pablo Picasso (1881-1973)
Le Viol, IV, plate 29 from La Suite Vollard (Bloch. 181; Baer. 340 II Bd)
etching, aquatint and drypoint, 1933, on Montval watermarked Picasso, signed in pencil, from the edition of 260 (there was also an edition of 50 with wider margins), published by A. Vollard, Paris, 1939, the full sheet, pale time-staining, with an occasional unobtrusive fox mark, otherwise generally in good condition
P. 200 x 280 mm., S. 340 x 445 mm.
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