28 April 2003
This lot is offered without a reserve
Young Woman: Two Impressions (M. 153; B. 1836)
two lithographs, 1949, on Arches, Mourlot's only state, Mourlot calls for five artist's proofs and the unsigned edition of 100, the first signed and dedicated 'A Mourlot pour son centenaire Vallaurise 25.2.53' by Picasso in red ink within the subject and inscribed 'M 153' in pencil on the reverse, second inscribed 'M 153' in pencil in the lower right margin, both with margins, pale time staining, first with scattered foxing and reverse foxing, second with mat staining, a few small moisture stains in the lower left margin corner and at the center of the extreme right margin edge, pale scattered foxing at the reverse of the extreme lower margin edge, skinning at the reverse of the margin corners (mostly at the upper left and lower right), otherwise both generally in good condition, both framed
both L. approx. 15¾ x 11¾ in. (399 x 298 mm.)
one S. 26 x 19¾ in. (660 x 501 mm.); and
one S. 29 1/8 x 19¾ in. (739 x 501 mm.) (2)
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Please note that the inscription and signature in red ink are printed.
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