May 06, 2021 - Sale 2566

Sale 2566 - Lot 317

Price Realized: $ 6,000
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 3,000 - $ 5,000
Series 347:088 (Cape et épée: Poursuite I).

Aquatint, 1968. 170x205 mm; 6 3/4x8 1/8 inches, full margins. One of only 5 proofs before the steel-facing and beveling of the plate, aside from the published edition of 50 and 17 artist's proofs. Inscribed "épreuve avant aciérage" in pencil with the artist's signature ink stamp, lower margin. Printed by Crommelynck, Mougins. Published by Galerie Louise Leiris, Paris. From 347 Gravures. Ex-collection Marina Picasso, with the blue ink stamp (Lugt 3698, verso) and registered with the Picasso Archives, Paris with the inventory number "28670" in pencil, verso. A very good impression. Bloch 1568; Baer 1584.