1881 - 1973
LA MINOTAUROMACHIE (BLOCH 288; BAER 573)
Etching and engraving with scraper, 1935, Baer's seventh (final) state, on Montval laid paper, printed by Lacourière, Paris, framed
plate: 498 by 694 mm 19⅝ by 27¼ in
sheet: 572 by 775 mm 22½ by 30½ in
The print is in good condition and the sheet is full.
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Estate of the artist
Marina Picasso, Paris (by descent from the above)
Galerie Jan Krugier, Geneva
Private Collection, France
Sold, Christie's New York, Impressionist & Modern Art Evening Sale, 16 November 2016, lot 42B
Acquired from the above by the present owner