Pablo Picasso - Tete de Faune
Original Linocut, Mougins, February 1962, on Arches watermarked paper, Printed in 2 colours , black over brown from 2 blocks. Signed by the artist in pencil. This is from the Published 6th and final state.
Literature: Bloch 1094 ; Baer 1291 ; Karshan 52
Published by: Galerie Louise Leiris, 1963
Printed by: Arnera, Vallauris , France
Size: 620 x 750 mms (Paper size) ; 642 x 528 mms (Image size)
Edition: 50. There were also 2 Trial proofs, and an additional 20 proofs (9 or more signed) made for the artist and publisher.
Note: Tête de Faune , is a playful and exuberant work of art that highlights Picasso’s capability as a well-rounded artist. This was a subject matter he returned to again and again.
Condition: Some browning on the paper and minor pin holes in the extremities of the margins not affecting the image.
Provenance: French Art Collection.
Public Collections: Mussee Picasso, Barcelona - donated by Sabartes