Málaga 1881- 1973 Mougins (Spanish)

Title: Woman Reclining and Man with a Guitar | Femme couchée et homme à la guitare, 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 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 50, at the lower left margin.
It was printed by Hidalgo Arnéra, Vallauris in 1959 and published by Galerie L. Leiris, Paris in 1960.
The paper bears the Arches watermark along the lower margin.
The title of this work is as recorded in the catalogue raisonne by Georges Bloch; it is also known as “L’aubade avec femme endormie” [Aubade, with Sleeping Woman]

Bloch, G. (1968). Pablo Picasso: Tome I, Catalogue of the Printed Graphic Work 1904-67, Bern: Editions Kornfeld et Klipstein.
Reference: Bloch 916
2. Baer, B. (1992). Picasso: Peintre-Graveur, Tome II, Catalogue Raisonne de l’OEuvre Grave. Bern: Editions Kornfeld.
Reference: Baer 1234

Condition: Very good condition. Some pale staining in the margins, particularly along the upper sheet edge.