PABLO PICASSO | VARIATION SUR LE DÉJEUNER SUR L'HERBE DE MANET (B. 1023; BA. 1277)
10,000 - 15,000 USD
John Richardson: A Scholar Collects
1881 - 1973
VARIATION SUR LE DÉJEUNER SUR L'HERBE DE MANET (B. 1023; BA. 1277)
Linoleum cut, 1961, Baer's first state of three, signed in pencil and numbered 37/50 (total edition includes 20 artist's proofs), on Arches wove paper, printed by Arnéra, Vallauris, France, published by Galerie Louise Leiris, Paris, framed
image: 531 by 640 mm 20⅞ by 25⅛ in
sheet: 621 by 753 mm 24½ by 29⅝ in
With full margins, the print is in good condition apart from slightly uneven mat-stain, darker at the mat opening and few small creases and nicks at the sheet edges and in the margins. An occasional speck of white surface soiling in the black and the verso with pale discoloration.
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