after Pablo Picasso - Musee des Arts Decoratifs Paris - June/October 1955
Lithographic poster, in colours, 1955, with printing which reads: Exposition Picasso. Musee des Arts Decoratifs Pavilion de Marsan, 107 Rye de Rivoli, Paris Juin/Octobre 1955. Ouvert tous les jours de 10 heures a 17 heures”, MOURLOT, PARIS 398
Printed by: Mourlot Freres, Paris, France
Size: 109 x 68 cms
Edition: There was an edition of 500 unsigned posters. A further edition of avant les lettres posters were made in an edition of 100, signed and numbered.
Note: This vintage poster shows a portrait of Picasso’s lover, Dora Maar, in a blue hat ” (“Buste de femme au chapeau bleu”), a Picasso (cubist) oil painting from March 1944. The prototype for this is found in Zervos, Volume IV, number 348
Published by: Musee des Arts Decoratifs, Paris
Literature: Christoph Czwiklitzer 104 ; Luis Carlos Rodrigo “Picasso in his Posters” Volume 1, page 104, Poster #104
Condition: Some staining in margins. Small paper losses top and bottom margins. Has been removed from a dry mount and marks verso. Those apart the colours are brilliant and bright and the piece is in good condition overall. It is hard to find these fragile items more than 50 years old undamaged.