5 December 2000
Valentine Penrose, Dons de Féminines, Les Pas perdus, Paris, 1951 (B. 690; Cramer 61)
etchings printed in black and in colours, 1951, on Chine volant, title, text, preface by Paul Eluard, justification and the set of three, of which one printed in black, one in brown and one in green from the cancellation plate, copy number 37 from the edition of 50 (there was also an edition of 350 numbered copies without the etching), the title page signed in pencil, with an additional sketch by Picasso above his signature, one plate with some printer's creases in the margins and scattered pale brown spots in the right margin, another with a re-attached loss at the left sheet edge and a repaired tear in the lower margin, otherwise generally in good condition, loose within book with title on front, within slipcase, generally in very good condition(book)
overall S. 345 x 265mm.
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