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April 1212, 2018
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LOT 16

Lot 16

Pablo Picasso (1881-1973)

Pablo Picasso (1881-1973)
Lot 16 Details
Pablo Picasso (1881-1973), Spanish


Etching on Canton laid paper from the Richard-de-Bas Mills, with ‘La Celestine’ watermark to the bottom centre margin; dated “14.5.68 II” in reverse in the plate upper left. One of the 66 illustrations for the play “La Celestine” by Fernando de Rojas (Picasso’s last illustrated and signed book). One plate from the numbered edition of 400 copies of the book, signed on the frontispiece. Printed at Editions Atelier Crommelynck, Paris, published in 1971 according to the Certificate of Authenticity from Park West, Delaware, dated 05/07/2008 accompanying the lot.
Plate/Sheet 3.5 x 4.8 in — 9 x 12.3 cm; 8.25 x 6.3 in — 21 x 16 cm

Estimate $700-$900

Realised: $1,440
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

Lot Report

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Pablo Picasso (1881-1973)
  • Pablo Picasso (1881-1973)
  • Pablo Picasso (1881-1973)

Park West, Delaware, with Certificate of Authenticity, Registration No. 922620002;
From whom purchased by Mr. H. Burgers, Niagara on the Lake on March 20, 2008;
The Estate of Helen Burger, Niagara on the Lake


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LOT 16

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  • 2 Stars: Fair - Exhibits flaws or damage that may draw the eye under standard lighting
  • 1 Star: Poor - Flaws or damage immediately apparent under standard lighting (examples: missing components, rips, broken glass, damaged surfaces, etc.)

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