8 April 2009
Pablo Picasso (1881-1973)
Les Baigneuses surprises, from La Suite Vollard (B. 194; Ba. 355B)
etching, 1933, on Montval, watermark Picasso, the full sheet, signed in pencil, from the edition of 260 (there was also an edition of fifty with wide margins), published by A. Vollard, Paris, 1939, sold by Libreria Prandi, Reggio Emilia, Italy, with their blindstamp in the lower right sheet corner, with a 25 mm. repaired tear at the upper sheet edge, some backboard staining and old adhesive hinges at the upper sheet corners on the reverse, framed
P. 194 x 268 mm., S. 445 x 340 mm.
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