Sale: 528 / Modern Art, June 11. 2022 in Munich Lot 468

 

468
Pablo Picasso
Avant la Pique II, 1959.
Linocut in colors
Estimate:
€ 15,000 / $ 15,600
Sold:
€ 16,875 / $ 17.550

(incl. surcharge)
Avant la Pique II. 1959.
Linocut in colors.
Baer 1224 II B a (of b). Bloch 941. Signed and numbered. From an edition of 50 copies. On firm Arches wove paper (with watermark). 53.8 x 66.6 cm (21.1 x 26.2 in). Sheet: 62,1 x 75,3 cm (24,4 x 29,6 in).
Printed by Arnéra. Published by Galerie Louise Leiris, Paris 1960. [AM].
• Particularly dynamic motif, subtly worked out of the silhouette.
• Striking example of Picasso's excellent feel for the combination of dynamics and narration.
• In the late 1950s Picasso discovered the linocut and attained an entirely new imagery through the formal conception of his works
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PROVENANCE: Galerie Michael Hertz, Bremen.
Private collection North Rhine-Westphalia (until 2013).
Private collection (since 2013, inherited from the above).




468
Pablo Picasso
Avant la Pique II, 1959.
Linocut in colors
Estimate:
€ 15,000 / $ 15,600
Sold:
€ 16,875 / $ 17.550

(incl. surcharge)