PABLO PICASSO | DOS D'HOMME (B. 803; BA. 959)
PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF MARINA PICASSO
PABLO PICASSO (1881 - 1973)
DOS D'HOMME (B. 803; BA. 959)
Drypoint, 1956, a proof aside from the numbered edition of 150, an illustration for Chroniques de temps héroïques, on laid paper, printed by Leblanc, Paris, unframed
plate: 198 by 148 mm 7⅞ by 5⅞ in
sheet: 243 by 182 mm 9⅝ by 7⅛ in
The print is in generally good condition, aside from a faint 3 inch circular stain in the center of the image. A few other small, inconspicuous stains scattered throughout the sheet. The sheet is slightly discolored, with faint time-stain at edges. A few spots of surface soiling at the bottom left and right center edges. The verso with traces of surface soiling on the upper half. Two small remnants of hinging tape at the upper corners.
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Estate of the Artist
Marina Picasso (the artist’s granddaughter; acquired from the above. Lugt 3698)