Pablo Picasso - Vallauris. Peinture et Lumiere. Xᵉ Anniversaire


Original Linocut, Mougins - June 1964, brown and yellow from one block, on velin Arches paper, signed by the artist in Green Crayon. The edition published.

Size : I. 25 1/8 x 21 in. (63.8 x 53.3 cm) ; S. 29 5/8 x 24 ½ in. (75.2 x 62.2 cm)

Edition: 185 ;There were also 35/40 artists proofs.

Note: Quirky line work and playful coloration entice the viewer and enhance the design elements in this work. In common cubist style works by Picasso, we are shown a compelling rendering of facial features ingeniously arranged to create this remarkable character. This work was created for the 10th Anniversary of the Vallauris Exposition.

Printed By: Arnerea Vallauris, France

Published by: The Association Peintre et Lumiere, Vallauris

Reference: Georges Bloch: “Tomb 1 - Catalogue de l’oeuvre grave et

lithographie : Number 1850

Brigitte Baer: Picasso Peintre-Graveur, Tomb V, Catalogue raisoneee de L’oeuvre grave et de monotypes 1959 - 1965 : Number 1353

Alan Wofsy Fine Arts: The Picasso Project “The Complete Linocuts 1939 - 1968” Number L-179

Czwiklitzer, Christopher. Picasso's Posters. Random House: New York, 1971. Listed and illustrated as plate 51.

Lieberman, William S. _Picasso Linoleum Cuts_. New York: Random


1985. Listed and illustrated as catalogue raisonné no. 146.