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Sale: 468 / Modern Art I, June 09. 2018 in Munich Lot 753

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Fumeur à la cigarette blanche. 1964.
Color Etching and aquatint.
Baer 1169. Bloch 1169. Signed and inscribed "Epreuve d`artiste". Dated in the plate "I 27.0.64.". One of 15 artist proofs aside from the edition of 50. On wove paper by Richard de Bas (with watermark). 41.4 x 31.8 cm (16.2 x 12.5 in). Sheet: 55,8 x 41 cm ( 22 x 16,1 in).
Printed by Pennequin for Atelier Crommelynck. Published by Galerie Louise Leiris, Paris 1964. [JS].
Only three copies of this rare print have ever been offered on the international art market (source:

PROVENANCE: Galerie Thomas, Munich (with label on frame covering).
Private collection Southern Germany.

"The works I paint are my way of keeping a diary."
Pablo Picasso 1932, quote from Picasso: Über Kunst. Zürich 1982

Pablo Picasso
Fumeur à la cigarette blanche, 1964.
Etching and aquatint
€ 20,000 / $ 23,000
€ 45,000 / $ 51.749

(incl. 25% surcharge)

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