Pablo Picasso - Jeune Sculpteur devant un buste de Marie-Therese

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Deux Profils face a face

Young sculptor in front of a bust of Marie-Therese

Medium: Original Etching, Paris, 13th February 1933 , on verge Arches tent paper, signed by the artist in pencil

Edition: 50. There were also 15 artists proofs and 3 printers proofs

Literature:

Bloch, Georges. Pablo Picasso, catalogue de l'oeuvre gravé et lithographié, 4 vol. Berne: Kornfeld and Klipstein. 1968-1979. (I:277)

Geiser, Bernhard and Brigitte Baer. Picasso: Peintre-Graveur, Catalogue raisonné de l'oeuvre gravé et des monotypes, 7 vols. Berne: Kornfeld. 1986-1996. (419.C.b)

Palau i Fabre, Josep. Picasso: Del Minotaur al Guernika (1927-1939) / Picasso: From the Minotaur to Guernica (1927-1939). Barcelona: Ediciones Polígrafa. 2011. (IV:599)

Mallen, Enrique, ed. Online Picasso Project. Sam Houston State University. 1997-2018. (34:015)

Size: 205 x 135 mms (plate size) ; 312 x 412 mms (Paper size)

Printed by: Frelaut, Paris

Note: The artist made the plate for this in 1934 but it was not until 1960 that it was first printed by the Galerie Louise Leiris with several trial proofs followed by an edition of 50 in 1961. The copper plate was cancelled and still exists.

Provenance: Horizon Gallery, 43 Glendale Road, Newton Centre, Mass 02159 (label to verso) ; Private Collection, Florida