Lot 48
  • 48

Picasso, Pablo

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5,000 - 7,000 GBP
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Description

  • Pablo Picasso
  • El entierro del Conde de Orgaz [preface by Rafael Alberti]. Barcelona: Gustavo Gili, 1969
  • Paper
oblong folio (358 x 460mm.), copy number 53 from a limited edition of 263 copies, signed in pencil by Picasso beneath limitation, 12 etched plates, in original printed wrapper, lithographed facsimile of Picasso's manuscript in separate illustrated wrapper, and an original etching dated 9 June 1939 and signed by Picasso in pencil in a separate printed wrapper, all three in a vellum folding box, loose and uncut as issued, in cardboard box

Catalogue Note

The Burial of the Count of Orgaz was a painting by El Greco from 1586-1588, made for a church in Toledo, which inspired Picasso to create this text and these prints.
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