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after Pablo Picasso - Venus et l’Amour voleur de miel

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(D’après Lucas Cranach l’Ancien) 

 Lithograph in colours on Arches watermarked paper, circa 1957, signed by the artist in red crayon, The reverse contains the following printed inscription from an additional plate: ‘Venus et l’amour voluer de miel, collection Lehman, le 12.6.57, fait. 13.6.57, Cranach l’Ancien.’ This text was printed in script on a second plate to reflect the original paintings provenance association in the Lehman collection.

References:

Rodrigo no. 22,

Miguel Orozco no. 73

Edition: From the unnumbered edition of 300, as published

Printed by:  Mourlot Freres, Paris

Published by : Editions Paul Rosenberg, Pari

Size: 76 x 55.5 cms

Note:  This was made by Picasso as a homage to Lucas Cranach the younger (1515-1586), who created Vénus et l’amour voleur de miel in 1509. The work is presently hanging in the Hermitage Museum, St Petersburg.