17 September 2009
PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE COLLECTION
Pablo Picasso (1881-1973)
Le Homard (B. 584; M. 143)
lithograph, 1949, on Arches, signed in red crayon, numbered 2/50 (Mourlot also calls for five artist's proofs), the full sheet, deckle edges above and below, light-staining, a short crease in the lower right image over the signature, the lower left sheet corner creased, some other creases mainly at the right sheet edge, occasional pinpoint foxing in the margins, a pale moisture stain in the right margin, other, minor defects, framed
L. 548 x 700 mm., S. 565 x 765 mm.
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