Málaga 1881- 1973 Mougins (Spanish)

Title: Three Women Waking Up | Trois femmes au réveil, 1959

Technique: Original Hand Signed and Inscribed Linocut in Colours on Arches Wove Paper

Paper size: 62 x 75 cm. / 24.4 x 29.5 in.
Image size: 53.2 x 64.2 cm. / 20.9 x 25.3 in.

Additional Information: This original linocut in colours is hand signed in pencil by the artist “Picasso” at the lower right margin.
It is also hand inscribed in pencil “épreuve d’artiste”, at the lower left margin. This impression is one of 20 artist’s proofs aside from the standard edition of 50.
It was printed by Hidalgo Arnéra, Vallauris and published by Galerie L. Leiris, Paris.
The paper bears the Arches watermark along the lower margin.
The title of this work is as recorded in the catalogue raisonne by Brigitte Baer; it is also known as “Trois femme” [Three Women].

Bloch, G. (1968). Pablo Picasso: Tome I, Catalogue of the Printed Graphic Work 1904-67, Bern: Editions Kornfeld et Klipstein.
Reference: Bloch 926
2. Baer, B. (1992). Picasso: Peintre-Graveur, Tome II, Catalogue Raisonne de l’OEuvre Grave. Bern: Editions Kornfeld.
Reference: Baer 1248

Condition: Very good condition. Very soft handling creases in the margins. Remnants of hinging tape, verso.