Original Colour Linocut , 2nd State, Mougins , 23rd April 1962, , on velin Arches watermarked paper, in three colours (pinkish beige, light brown and black from one block) , signed by the artist in pencil lower right in pencil, with full margins. The edition published.
Size : Image Size: 350 x 267 mms; Sheet Size: 624 x 442 mms
Edition: Artists proof (There were 20 proofs, 9 or more signed, for the artist and publisher)
The published edition was 50.
Note: The first State of this exists in just one example in black. Our work comes from the second definitive and published state. The Linoleum still exists.
Printed By: Arnerea Vallauris, France
Published by: Gallerie Louis Leiris, Paris, 1963
Provenance: American Collector
Bloch, Georges. Pablo Picasso, catalogue de l'oeuvre gravé e
lithographié, 4 vol. Berne: Kornfeld and Klipstein. 1968-1979. (Bloch 1086)
Geiser, Bernhard and Brigitte Baer. Picasso: Peintre-Graveur,
Catalogue raisonné de l'oeuvre gravé et des monotypes, 7 vols. Berne: Kornfeld.
Mallen, Enrique, ed. Online Picasso Project. Sam Houston State University.
Woofsy, Alan: The Complete Linoleum Cuts 1939 - 1968” Number L-151, page 199
Exhibitions: Marlborough Graphics 1990, Back cover illustration.