Sale: 292 / Old Masters and Modern Art/ Marine Art, March 18. 2005 Lot 367

 
Pablo Picasso - Françoise


 
367
Pablo Picasso
Françoise, 1946.
Lithograph
Estimate:
€ 22,000 / $ 25,080
Sold:
€ 32,760 / $ 37.346

(incl. 17% surcharge)
Lot description

Françoise
Lithograph, 1946 .
Mourlot 43. Bloch 399. Signed and numbered 35/50. Dated on the stone '14 juin 46'. A good rich impression in black on Arches (with watermark). 61,3 : 48,9 cm (24,1 : 19,2 in). Sheet: 65 x 50 cm (25,5 x 19,6 in).

PROVENIENZ: Private collection South Germany.

In June 1946 Picasso produces a series of lithographes with portraits of his cohabitee, the young peintress Françoise Gilot
The whole sheet slightly discoloured as well as minor light staining in the edges. A few pale slight folds in the face and throat respectively. The upper right corner with a trace of pressure. The right and the lower margins with some minor handling creases. Verso laid down on cardboard at selected points. [AS]

367
Pablo Picasso
Françoise, 1946.
Lithograph
Estimate:
€ 22,000 / $ 25,080
Sold:
€ 32,760 / $ 37.346

(incl. 17% surcharge)