Original crayon composition on transfer paper, lithograph transferred to stone, Vallauris, 17/2/1954, on Arches watermarked paper, dated by the artist in the stone signed by the artist in black ink, lower left.
Bloch, Georges. 1968-1979. Pablo Picasso, catalogue de l'oeuvre gravé et lithographié, 4 vol. Berne: Kornfeld and Klipstein. (B.754)
Mourlot, Fernand. 1949-1964. Picasso lithographe, 4 vols. Monte Carlo: André Sauret, Editions du Livre. (M.250)
Cooper, Douglas. 1968, 1987. Picasso et le Théâtre. Paris: Cercle d'Art. (412)
Edition: 50 - There were also 6 artists and printers proofs.
Size: Paper size 502 x 658 cms (19 3/4 x 25 7/8in)
Note: The old lady on the extreme right can be identified as “La Celestine” who appears a lot in Picasso’s later works.The facing figure with the jaunty hat closely resembles Jean Cocteau.
Printed by: Mourlot Freres, Paris, France
Public Collections: Picasso Museum, Antibes
Condition: In very good condition.