PABLO PICASSO | PIGEON EN VOL (BA. 898)
1881 - 1973
PIGEON EN VOL (BA. 898)
Aquatint, 1952, one of 13 impressions, on wove paper, printed by Lacourière, Paris, together with After Pablo Picasso, Dove of Peace, lithograph printed in colors, 1961-62, signed in pencil, dated '25.2.62' and inscribed 'Bon à tirer', before the numbered edition of 200, on wove paper, each framed
plate: 498 by 645 mm 19⅝ by 25⅜ in
With full margins, the prints are in generally good condition. Each sheet is tipped down to the backboard in the corners, with associated pale staining showing very faintly through, and with scattered fox marks and uneven discoloration throughout, darker at the sheet edges. 'Pigeon en vol' with a small stain in the lower right corner and some minor creases, primarily near the sheet edges, the longest measuring approx. 3 inches at lower right. (The versos partially examined.)
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