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Property from the Collection of Isadore and Nancy Marder
1881 - 1973
signed Picasso (lower left); dated 7.2.57. and numbered VI (upper left)
brush and ink and ink wash on paper
19⅞ by 25¾ in.
50.5 by 65.4 cm.
Executed on 7 February 1957.
This work is in very good condition. Executed on cream wove paper. The sheet is hinged at two places to a mat along the top edge verso. The left and right edges are slightly deckled. There is slight mat burn along all four edges, not visible when framed. Additional signs of mat burn to all four corners. Slight undulation to the sheet in the upper center, and two 2-inch dents to the lower right edge, only visible under raking light. There is a 1/4 inch tear to the upper left corner.
Framed: 30⅝by 36⅜in. (77.8 by 92.4 cm.)
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