29 March 2011
Minotaure embrassant une Femme (B. 283; Ba. 431)
engraving, 1934, on Montval laid paper, watermark Picasso, an impression from the unsigned and unnumbered edition of 55 printed by Lacourière, Paris, 1942, the full sheet, deckle edges above and below, in very good condition
P. 396 x 242 mm., S. 342 x 442 mm.
Succession Pablo Picasso, Marina Picasso, with her stamp verso.
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