17 September 2009
Pablo Picasso (1881-1973)
Garçon et Dormeuse á la Chandelle, from: La Suite Vollard (B. 226; Ba. 440Bc)
etching with aquatint and drypoint, 1934, on Montval, watermarked Mongolfier, signed in pencil, from the edition of fifty with wide margins, (there was also an edition of 260 with narrow margins), published by A. Vollard, Paris, 1939, the full sheet, deckle edges to the left and below, very pale mount-staining, a soft crease to the upper left sheet corner, otherwise in very good condition
P. 237 x 298 mm., S. 383 x 503 mm.
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