PABLO PICASSO | PICADOR ET TAUREAU (B. 907; BA. 1229)
25,000 - 35,000 USD
John Richardson: A Scholar Collects
1881 - 1973
PICADOR ET TAUREAU (B. 907; BA. 1229)
Linoleum cut printed in black and shades of brown, 1959, signed in pencil, numbered 43/50, signed again, dated and inscribed ‘pour mon cher ami John Richardson / Picasso / 19.11.60’, on Arches wove paper, printed by Arnéra, Vallauris, published in 1960 by Galerie Louise Leiris, Paris, framed
image: 532 by 640 mm 21 by 25⅛ in
sheet: 620 by 750 mm 24⅜ by 29½ in
With full margins, the print is in good condition apart from faint, slightly uneven discoloration and some creasing in the margins and in the horns of the bull. (Two small spots of rubbing in the left margin and an occasional pale fox mark. The verso with pale backboard-stain.)
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