12 - 13 July 2005
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Pablo Picasso (1881-1973)
Georges Louis Leclerc, Compte de Buffon, Le Chat from Histoire Naturelle (Textes de Buffon), Paris, Martin Fabiani, 1942 (Bloch 333, Baer 580, Cramer books 37)
etching with drypoint and aquatint, 1942, signed in pencil, on wove paper, from an edition of 226 copies, with margins, pale light-staining, minor surface soiling, otherwise in very good condition
P. 15½ x 10½ in. (399 x 267 mm.)
S. 17¼ x 13 in. (438 x 330 mm.)
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