9 October 2002,
Price realised GBP 5,975
GBP 5,000 - GBP 7,000
Minotaure endormi contemplé par une Femme, from La Suite Vollard (B. 193; Ba. 352Bd)
etching, 1933, on Montval laid paper, watermark Picasso, signed in pencil, from the edition of 260 (there was also an edition of 50 with wider margins), with full margins, a thin band of mount-staining, otherwise generally in very good condition, framed
P. 192 x 267mm., S. 339 x 448mm.
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One of the tenderest images of La Suite Vollard. The Minotaur at peace, his lover Marie-Thérèse watches whilst he sleeps.
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