PABLO PICASSO 1881-1973
Málaga 1881- 1973 Mougins (Spanish)
Title: Bacchanal | Bacchanale, 1959/1963
Technique: Hand Signed and Numbered Aquatint in Colours on BFK Rives Wove Paper
Paper size: 56 x 64.4 cm. / 22 x 25.4 in.
Additional Information: This aquatint in colours is hand signed in pencil by the artist “Picasso” at the lower right margin.
It is also hand numbered in pencil, from the edition of 300 at the lower left margin.
It was printed and published by Atelier Crommelynck, Paris in an edition of 300 signed and numbered impressions.
The paper bears the Crommelynck blindstamp.
This aquatint is based on an earlier Gouache and Ink painting tilted “Le Repos du Faune” from the 22nd of June 1956. It was painted in Cannes and measures 47,7 x 56,3 cm.
The painting was included in the important Picasso exhibition “Picasso: The Mediterranean Years 1945-1962” by John Richardson (Gagosian Gallery, London, June 4 – August 28, 2010).
Condition: Excellent condition. The sheet very slightly toned.