Sale: 517 / Modern Art II, June 18. 2021 in Munich Lot 228

 
228
Pablo Picasso
Faune aux branchages, 1948.
Lithograph
Estimate:
€ 12,000 / $ 14,400
Sold:
€ 40,000 / $ 48.000

(incl. 25% surcharge)
Lot description
Faune aux branchages. 1948.
Lithograph.
Mourlot 113. Bloch 520. Signed and numbered. From an edition of 50 copies. On firm Arches wove paper (with the watermark). 66 x 53 cm (25.9 x 20.8 in). Sheet: 76,5 x 56 cm (30,1 x 22 in).
[KT].
• Particularly harmonious motif, sought-after copy from the Faun lithograph series created in Vallauris on March 10, 1948.
• In terms of motif variety, scope and technical ability, Picasso's graphic accomplishments reached their peak after 1945.
• The faun or satyr as a mythological being and a figure of identification for the artist is an important and recurring motif in Picasso's graphic work
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PROVENANCE: Collection Dr. Ernst Hauswedell, Hamburg (until 1957).
Private collection (acquired from the above in 1957).

228
Pablo Picasso
Faune aux branchages, 1948.
Lithograph
Estimate:
€ 12,000 / $ 14,400
Sold:
€ 40,000 / $ 48.000

(incl. 25% surcharge)