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

Title: Woman in an Armchair with a Guitarist | Femme dans un Fauteuil et Guitariste, 1959

Technique: Original Hand Signed and Numbered 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 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 corner. There were also approximately 20 artist’s proofs aside from the standard edition.
It was printed by Hidalgo Arnéra, Vallauris in 1959 and published by Galerie L. Leiris, Paris in 1960.

Provenance: Copenhagen: Bruun Rasmussen Kunstauktioner, 8th October 2007, lot 38, page 43, sold for 275,000 DKK (over $52,000)
Private collection, UK

Literature:
Bloch, G. (1968). Pablo Picasso: Tome I, Catalogue of the Printed Graphic Work 1904-67, Bern: Editions Kornfeld et Klipstein.
Reference: Bloch 917
2. Baer, B. (1992). Picasso: Peintre-Graveur, Tome II, Catalogue Raisonne de l’OEuvre Grave. Bern: Editions Kornfeld.
Reference: Baer 1232

Condition: Very good condition. Minor staining along the lower sheet edge.