May 06, 2021 - Sale 2566

Sale 2566 - Lot 326

Estimate: $ 4,000 - $ 6,000
Series 347:283 (Télévision, gymnastique au sol).

Etching, 1968. 205x155 mm; 8 1/4x6 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 violet ink stamp (Lugt 3698, verso) and registered with the Picasso Archives, Paris with the inventory number "30621" in pencil, verso. A very good impression. Bloch 1763; Baer 1780.