PABLO PICASSO 1881-1973
Málaga 1881- 1973 Mougins (Spanish)
Title: Smoker with a Man | Fumeur avec un homme, 1964
Technique: Original Hand Signed and Numbered Etching and Aquatint on Richard de Bas Auvergne Handmade Laid Paper
Paper size: 57 x 41 cm. / 22.4 x 16.1 in.
Image size: 41.5 x 32 cm. / 16.3 x 12.6 in.
Additional Information: This original etching and aquatint 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 7.9.64.II.
It was printed in 1964 by the Crommelynck Brothers, Paris and published by Galerie Louise Leiris, Paris in an edition of 50 signed and numbered impressions.
The paper bears the Richard de Bas watermark in the lower margin and the Auvergne a la Main watermark in the upper margin.
1. Bloch, G. (1968), Pablo Picasso: Tome II, Catalogue of the Printed Graphic Work 1966-69, Bern: Editions Kornfeld et Klipstein.
Reference: Bloch 1174
2. Baer, B. (1992). Picasso: Peintre-Graveur, Tome II, Catalogue Raisonne de l’OEuvre Grave. Bern: Editions Kornfeld.
Reference: Baer 1174
Condition: Very good condition. Very pale staining around the image.