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PABLO PICASSO 1881-1973
Málaga 1881- 1973 Mougins (Spanish)

Title: Centaur and Bacchante | Centaure et Bacchante, 1947

Technique: Original Hand Signed and Numbered Lithograph on Arches Wove Paper

Paper size: 47 x 55 cm. / 18.5 x 21.7 in.

Additional Information: This original lithograph 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 50, at the lower left margin.
It is dated in the plate “Dimanche 2.2.47” (Sunday 2nd February 1947).
It was printed by Fernand Mourlot in 1947 in an edition of 50 signed and numbered impressions, there were also six proofs reserved for the artist and printer.
The paper bears the Arches watermark in the lower image.

Literature:
1. Mourlot, F. (2009). Picasso Project: Picasso. The Lithographic Work. Volume II. 1949-1969. San Francisco: Alan Wofsy. Reference: Mourlot 109 (Second State).
Reference: Mourlot 62
2. Bloch, G. (1968). Pablo Picasso: Tome I, Catalogue of the Printed Graphic Work 1904-67. Bern: Editions Kornfeld et Klipstein.
Reference: Bloch 416

Condition: Very good condition. Very pale, unobtrusive toning across the sheet.