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after Pablo Picasso - Venus et l’Amour voleur de miel (D’après Lucas Cranach l’Ancien)

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 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, Paris

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.