Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Pablo Picasso (Spanish, 1881-1973)

Pablo Picasso (Spanish, 1881-1973)
La Danse Barbare (Devant Salomé et Hérode), Plate XIV from La Suite des Saltimbanques (Bloch 15; Baer 18b)
Drypoint, 1905, on Van Gelder wove, from the unsigned and unnumbered edition of 250 after steelfacing (there were also 27 or 29 impressions on japan), with the Henri M. Petiet 'H.M.P.' collection stamp verso, printed by Fort, Paris, published by A. Vollard in 1913, Paris, with wide margins, 185 x 232mm (7 1/4 x 9 1/8in)(PL)
Pablo Picasso (Spanish, 1881-1973)
Minotaure caressant une Femme (Bloch 191; Baer 350)
Etching, 1933, on Montval with the Vollard watermark, signed in pencil, from the edition of 260, published by A. Vollard, Paris in 1939, with full margins, 299 x 367mm (11 3/4 x 14 1/2in)(PL
Pablo Picasso (Spanish, 1881-1973)
Composition au Verre et à la Pomme (Mourlot 33 I-III; Bloch 392)
Lithograph printed in colours, 1946, on Arches, the set of progressive proofs of Mourlot's first, second and third (final) states, one of 18 proof impressions, before the edition of 50 on japan of the final state, annotated in pencil verso, with Mourlot's rubber stamp verso, printed by Fernand Mourlot, Paris, each 326 x 455mm (11 3/4 x 18in)(I) (3) (unframed)
After Pablo Picasso (Spanish, 1881-1973)
Sylvie en profil, from Verve Nos. 29-30
Lithograph printed in colours, 1954, on thick Arches, signed in red crayon, printed by Mourlot, Paris, the full sheet printed to the edges, 378 x 282mm (14 7/8 x 11in)(SH)