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LOT 98

Lot 98

Pablo Picasso (1881-1973)

Pablo Picasso (1881-1973)
Lot 98 Details
Pablo Picasso (1881-1973), Spanish

VALLAURIS TOROS, 1956 [BLOCH, 1270]

Colour linocut on Arches watermarked paper, signed in the plate to the image mid left; signed "Picasso" in red pencil lower right margin. Accompanied by the "Curator's Statement" document from Higgins Harte International Galleries, LLC., HI. Possibly one of the 30 artist's or printer's proofs, aside from the edition of 200. Printed by Imprimerie Arnéra. Published by the Association des potiers de Vallauris.



Image/Sheet 25.6 ins x 21.3 ins; 65 cms x 54 cms; 33.1 ins x 25.9 ins; 84.2 cms x 65.7 cms

Estimate $3,000-$4,000

Realised: $13,200
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

Lot Report

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

Higgins Harte International Galleries, LLC, Lahaina, HI, accompanied by the “Curators Statement”;
Private Collection, Alberta

Literature:

Georges Bloch "Catalogue de l'oeuvre gravé et lithographié," Volume I, 1904-1967, Berne, 1968 (Bl.1270).

Note:

The "Curator's Statement" document accompanying the lot suggests that this unnumbered Picasso was printed in an edition of only two hundred impressions and an additional thirty Artist's and Printer's Proofs. This lot may be one of those special proofs. It is signed as noted in the catalogue description. This information and the authenticity of this work was provided by Gayle B. Tate of G.B. Tate & Sons to Higgins Harte International Galleries as noted on the accompanying document.

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