Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Pablo Picasso (Spanish, 1881-1973)

Pablo Picasso (Spanish, 1881-1973)
Lithographe I-IV (Cramer books 55, 60, 77, 125)
The complete set of four volumes of the catalogue raisonné, 1949-64, comprising seven original lithographs (of 8), including the lithographed covers (M.159-160, 280, 388) and a frontispiece in each volume (M.174, 98, 281,399), the cover of the second volume (M.186) in facsimile, on wove, with text in French, compiled by Fernand Mourlot, the lithographs printed by Mourlot Frères, Paris, published by André Sauret, Monte-Carlo, within protective glassine covers, each 322 x 247mm (12 3/4 x 9 3/4in)(vol) (4)
 
Pablo Picasso (Spanish, 1881-1973)
A Los Toros (Bloch 1014-1017; Cramer books 113)
The book, 1961, comprising the set of four lithographs, one printed in colours, hors-texte, with title page and text in French, on wove, from the edition of unknown size, printed by Mourlot Frères, Paris, published by André Sauret, Monte Carlo, the full sheets, bound as issued, grey cloth-covered boards with a reproduction after a drawing by Picasso on the front and lettering on the spine, red laid paper-covered slipcase with a reproduction after a drawing by Picasso on the front and back and lettering on the spine, 260 x 330mm (10 1/4 x 13in)(vol)

http://www.bonhams.com/auctions/21602/lot/3/