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Lot #406
Pablo Picasso Signed Limitation Page

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Desirable 10.25 x 14 limitation page for the Pablo Picasso illustrated book ‘Le Carmen des Carmen, 1949/1960,’ one page, 7.25 x 10.75, published in 1964 by Éditions Français Réunis of Paris, limited issue, numbered XVI/XXX, signed boldly at the conclusion in dark red crayon by cubist painter Pablo Picasso, “Picasso,” and countersigned in ballpoint by surrealist poet Louis Aragon, "Aragon."

The page reads (translated): “The present edition was printed in 275 copies of which: 245 on Arches, numbered from 1 to 245, comprising an original lithograph in colors and 4 original etchings, 25 copies of collaborators remaining out of commerce, and 30 copies on Japanese mother-of-pearl, with lithography and 5 original etchings, 4 of which have large margins, on Japon. These copies, 5 of which are for non-commercial collaborators, are numbered from I to XXX. All copies bear the signature of the artist and the author of the Print Finish. The 4 etchings with large margins of the master copies are also signed by the artist. No. XVI. Coppers and stones of the lithographs were scratched after printing.” In fine condition.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Fine Autograph and Artifacts
  • Dates: #643 - Ended September 14, 2022

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