12 - 13 July 2005
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Pablo Picasso (1881-1973)
Georges Louis Leclerc, Compte de Buffon, Le Sauterelle from Histoire Naturelle (Textes de Buffon), Paris, Martin Fabiani, 1942 (Bloch 358, Baer 605, Cramer books 37)
etching with drypoint and aquatint, 1942, signed in pencil, on wove paper, from an edition of 226 copies, with margins, with pale light-staining, very minor surface soiling, a small crease in the lower left margin corner, otherwise in good condition
P. 16¼ x 12½ in. (415 x 318 mm.)
S. 17½ x 13¼ in. (443 x 342 mm.)
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