Feb 14, 2017 - Sale 2436

Sale 2436 - Lot 322

Price Realized: $ 15,000
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 8,000 - $ 12,000
The maquette for Clergue's unpublished book project titled Picasso en Provence.
With 150 (of 150) candid photographs of Pablo Picasso taken by Clergue. The intimate photographs picture the artist working in his studio, celebrating with his friends and family, and attending bullfighting events. The hand assembled "pre-dummy" also includes numerous typed pages of Clergue's personal memories, which articulates his friendship with Picasso and the times they spent together. Silver prints, ranging in size from 1 3/4x1 3/4 to 11 3/4x18 3/4 inches (4.4x4.4 to 29.8x47.6 cm.), mounted recto/verso to off-white pages. Folio, photographic covers; loose signatures; binding perished.

Additional Details

WITH--A handwritten letter from Clergue to an unidentified recipient, discussing the "pre-dummy of the projected book."

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