Pablo Picasso - Leon Tolstoi

£750.00

Author: Leon Tolstoi 

Title: La Guerre et la Paix

Novel: With a frontispiece by Pablo Picasso, 1 x Lithograph, Cannes 9/15/1956, signed by the artist in the stone (Not by hand) and dated

Publisher: Andre Sauret, Editeur, Paris 1956

Size: 22 x 15.5 cms (Paper Size)

Printed by : Mourlot Freres, Paris

Edition: 300 examples on Grand Velin D’Arches containing the second lithograph

3000 impressions on Velin Papeteries Arches - 100 hors commerce impressions (6 copies available:  2587, 177, 2582, 2012, 1806 and 1586)

Note:  Andre Sauret of the Imprimerie Nationale published important collections of novels in bibliophile editions. He was also the publisher of Fernand Mourlot’s catalogue “Picasso Lithographs”,

References:

George Bloch “Tome 1, Picasso Catalogue de l’oeuvre grave et lithographie (1904 - 1967) No: 825

The Picasso Project: The Lithographic Work, Volume II 1949-1969 - Number 287

Mourlot Sale, 2003 No 213