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Pablo Picasso (Spanish, 1881-1973) Pourvu qu'on ait l'ivresse...

Auction:
3100B
Lot:
77
Sold for:
$3,444$2,800

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Auction:
American & European Works of Art - 3100B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
May 11, 2018 10:00AM

Description:

Pablo Picasso (Spanish, 1881-1973)

Pourvu qu'on ait l'ivresse..., plate 282 from 347 Gravures, 1968, edition of 50, published by Galerie Louise Leiris, Paris (Bloch, 1762; Baer et al., 1779Bb1). Signed "Picasso" in pencil l.r., numbered "22/50" in pencil l.l., dated "18.8.68 I" (in reverse) within the plate, identified on a fragmentary label from Pucker/Safrai Gallery, Boston, affixed to the backing. Etching on wove paper, plate size 4 5/8 x 3 3/8 in. (11.7 x 8.5 cm), framed.
Condition: Deckled edges, image gently light-toned, pencil annotations to verso.
Estimate $3,000-5,000

The sheet measures 13 x 10 1/8 inches. Tiny thinned spots near lower corners, verso, presumably where old hinges were removed.


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Keywords

Louise Leiris, Michel Leiris, Modern art, Nude art, Pablo Picasso, Pencil, School of Paris, Visual arts, Paris

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