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LOT 113

Lot 113

Pablo Picasso (1881–1973)

Pablo Picasso (1881–1973)
Lot 113 Details
Pablo Picasso (1881–1973), Spanish

PICASSO: LE GOUT DU BONHEUR (A SUITE OF HAPPY, PLAYFUL AND EROTIC DRAWINGS), 1970 [BLOCH, 2013]

Combined limited edition of 1998 albums divided into three separate editions, one each for the three publishers; numbered 1 to 666, this being Abrams, No. 486 of 666 from the total edition of 1998. The colour plates made from grease crayon, lithographic tusche, lead pencil and charcoal on Velin d'Arches paper. Published by Harry N. Abrams, Incorporated, New York in 1970. Off-white linen wrapped hardcover case with domed leather strap.
Case 14 x 11 x 2.5 in — 35.6 x 27.9 x 6.4 cm

Estimate $2,000-$3,000

Realised: $1,920
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

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Pablo Picasso (1881–1973)
  • Pablo Picasso (1881–1973)
  • Pablo Picasso (1881–1973)
  • Pablo Picasso (1881–1973)
  • Pablo Picasso (1881–1973)
  • Pablo Picasso (1881–1973)
  • Pablo Picasso (1881–1973)
  • Pablo Picasso (1881–1973)
Provenance:

Private Collection, Stirling, Ontario

CONDITION DETAILS

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