Sale: 528 / Modern Art, June 11. 2022 in Munich Lot 467

 

467
Pablo Picasso
Faunes et Chèvre, 1959.
Linocut in colors
Estimate:
€ 40,000 / $ 39,600
Sold:
€ 68,750 / $ 68,062

(incl. surcharge)
Faunes et Chèvre. 1959.
Linocut in colors.
Baer 1263 B h 2 a (of B h 2 b). Bloch 934. Signed and numbered. From an edition of 50 copies. On firm wove paper by Arches (with watermark). 52.9 x 63.9 cm (20.8 x 25.1 in). Sheet: 62 x 75 cm (24,4 x 29,5 in).
Printed by Arnéra. Published by Galerie Louise Leiris, Paris 1960. [AM].
• Linocut mastery at its best: Picasso mixess dynamic pictorial elements with simple forms.
• Contrasts, contours and shading contribute to the aesthetic efficacy of this composition.
• Picasso makes his linocuts subject to particularly elaborate processes in which the depiction undergoes several steps until it finds its final version
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PROVENANCE: Galerie Michael Hertz, Bremen.
Private collection North Rhine-Westphalia (until 2013).
Private collection (since 2013, inherited from the above).

'A Graphic Magician, that's how Picasso was called.“
Quoted from: Betsy G. Fryberger: Picasso: Graphic Magician, Stanford/New York 1999




467
Pablo Picasso
Faunes et Chèvre, 1959.
Linocut in colors
Estimate:
€ 40,000 / $ 39,600
Sold:
€ 68,750 / $ 68,062

(incl. surcharge)