Pablo Picasso - The Painter and his Model from “Regards sur Paris”

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Original Lithograph, Crayon on transfer paper transferred to stone,   Mouguins, 7/6/1962, on Japan Nacre paper, dated in the stone, an unsigned impression.

Size: 300 x 390 mms (Paper & Image size);

Edition: There was an edition of 10 on Japan Nacre paper. There were also: 20 copies on Arches wove paper. Our work comes from the unsigned suite of only 120 copies

Notes: This was part of a portfolio entitled “Regards sur Paris”. Ten writers - all members of the Academie Goncourt - contributed essays to this book which presents the different sights and scenes of Paris. Each text is illustrated by a different artist with 2 full page and 1 double page Lithograph. The author of the work, Pierre Dumouchelles, called Mac Orlan, was born in 1893 and particularly qualified to describe his city having lived in the “Bateau Levoir” from 1906 to 1912. The year he left Picasso also gave up his studio there. In 1962, half a century later, Picasso illustrated Mac Orlands text about their old quarter with three lithographs of which this example is one.

References:

Bloch, Georges : Pablo Picasso, catalogue de l'oeuvre gravé et lithographié, 4 vol. Berne: Kornfeld

and Klipstein. 1968-1979. (B:1035)

FitzGerald, Michael C: Pablo Picasso: Im Atelier des Künstlers (Graphikmuseum Pablo Picasso

Münster, 28 August - 21 November, 2010). München: Himer Verlag. 2010. (210p)

Mallen, Enrique, ed: Online Picasso Project. Sam Houston State University. 1997-2016. (62:466)

Mourlot, Fernand : Picasso lithographe, 4 vols. Monte Carlo: André Sauret, Editions du Livre.

1949-1964. (M.354)

Mourlot, Fernand: Picasso: Lithographs. Boston: Book & Art Publisher. 1970. (M354)

Mourlot Sale, 2003 Lot 324

Printed by: Mourlot Freres, Paris, France

Public Collections: Kunstmuseum Picasso, Münster. (Inv 839.354)

Published by : Andre Sauret, Paris. From "Regards sur Paris".