Old Master, Modern and Contemporary Prints

Sotheby's
London

Date of the auction: 02.10.2008

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Pablo Picasso 1881-1973 LES METAMORPHOSES D'OVIDE (GOEPPERT19) The complete book comprising 30 etchings, 1931, signed in pencil on the end paper and numbered 69 from the total edition of 145, with title-page, text and justification, printed by Louis Fort, Paris, published by Albert Skira, on Arches

Lot #: 124

Estimate: £15,000 - £20,000

Date: 2 Oct 2008

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Pablo Picasso 1881-1973 L'HOMME A LA GUITARE (B. 30) Aquatint and etching, 1915, a richly-inked impression of the ninth (final) state, signed in pencil and numbered 32/100, printed by Leblanc and Trautmann, published by Marcel Guiot, Paris, 1929, on japan paper, with wide margins, in good condition

Lot #: 125

Estimate: £12,000 - £15,000

Date: 2 Oct 2008

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Pablo Picasso 1881-1973 LE VIOL (B. 142) Etching, 1931, from the Vollard Suite, an unsigned impression, from the total edition of 303, on Montval laid paper, with the Vollard watermark, with full margins, in good condition Plate: 220 by 310mm; 8 5/8 by 12¼in Sheet: 338 by 445mm; 13¼ by 17½in

Lot #: 126

Estimate: £3,000 - £4,000

Date: 2 Oct 2008

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Pablo Picasso 1881-1973 FLUTISTE ET TROIS FEMMES NUES (B. 144) Etching, 1932, from the Vollard Suite, an unsigned impression, from the total edition of 303, on Montval laid paper, with the Vollard watermark, with full margins, in good condition Plate: 295 by 368mm; 11 5/8 by 14½in Sheet: 340 by

Lot #: 127

Estimate: £3,000 - £4,000

Date: 2 Oct 2008

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Pablo Picasso 1881-1973 FAMILLE DE SALTIMBANQUES (B. 163) Etching, 1933, from the Vollard Suite, signed in pencil, from the total edition of 303, on Montval laid paper, with the Picasso watermark, with full margins, in good condition apart from a pale band of paper discoloration mainly along the

Lot #: 128

Estimate: £3,000 - £5,000

Date: 2 Oct 2008

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Pablo Picasso 1881-1973 SCULPTEUR, MODELE COUCHE ET SCULPTURE (B. 147) Etching, 1933, from the Vollard Suite, signed in pencil, from the total edition of 303, on Montval laid paper, with the Picasso watermark, with full margins, in good condition apart from pale mount-staining, slight

Lot #: 129

Estimate: £5,000 - £7,000

Date: 2 Oct 2008

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Pablo Picasso 1881-1973 SCULPTEURS, MODELES ET SCULPTURE (B. 149) Etching, 1933, from the Vollard Suite, an unsigned impression, from the total edition of 303, on Montval laid paper, watermarked Vollard, with full margins, in good condition apart from faint mount-staining and slight paper

Lot #: 130

Estimate: £3,000 - £4,000

Date: 2 Oct 2008

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Pablo Picasso 1881-1973 LE CIRQUE (B. 205) Etching, 1933, from the Vollard Suite, an unsigned impression, from the total edition of 303, on Montval laid paper, with the Picasso watermark, with full margins, in good condition Plate: 197 by 274mm; 7¾ by 10¾in Sheet: 335 by 445mm; 13 1/8 by 17½in

Lot #: 131

Estimate: £3,000 - £4,000

Date: 2 Oct 2008

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Pablo Picasso 1881-1973 FEMME NUE ASSISE ET TROIS TETES BARBUES (B. 216) Etching, 1934, from the Vollard Suite, an unsigned impression, from the total edition of 303, on Montval laid paper, with the Vollard watermark, with full margins, in good condition Plate: 127 by 177mm; 5 by 6 5/8 in Sheet: 338

Lot #: 132

Estimate: £3,500 - £4,000

Date: 2 Oct 2008

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Pablo Picasso 1881-1973 PERSONNAGES MASQUES ET FEMME OISEAU (B. 227) Etching, 1934, from the Vollard Suite, an unsigned impression, from the total edition of 303, on Montval laid paper, with the Picasso watermark, with full margins, in good condition apart from very pale paper discoloration at

Lot #: 133

Estimate: £3,000 - £4,000

Date: 2 Oct 2008

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Pablo Picasso 1881-1973 SCENE BACHIQUE AU MINOTAURE (B. 192) Etching, 1933, from the Vollard Suite, signed in pencil, from the total edition of 303, on Montval laid paper, with the Picasso watermark, with full margins, in good condition apart from two spots of glue residue in upper corners of sheet

Lot #: 134

Estimate: £15,000 - £18,000

Date: 2 Oct 2008

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Pablo Picasso 1881-1973 MINOTAURE ENDORMI CONTEMPLE PAR UNE FEMME (B. 193) Etching printed with tone, 1933, from the Vollard Suite, signed in pencil, from the total edition of 310, on Montval laid paper, Watermarked Vollard Plate: 190 by 265mm; 7 1/2 by 10 3/8 in Sheet: 340 by 448mm; 13 3/8 by 17

Lot #: 135

Estimate: £7,000 - £10,000

Date: 2 Oct 2008

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Pablo Picasso 1881-1973 FRANCOISE (B.401) Lithograph, 1946, signed in pencil, numbered 40/50, on Arches wove paper, with full margins, in good condition except the verso with occasional paper discoloration in the margins showing through to the recto, a scuff in the lower margin verso Sheet: 695 by

Lot #: 136

Estimate: £30,000 - £40,000

Date: 2 Oct 2008

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Pablo Picasso 1881-1973 DAVID ET BETHSABEE (B. 442) A very rare impression of the lithograph printed from the stone, after the transfer from the zinc plate in the 6th state, 1949, printed by Mourlot, Paris, on Arches wove paper, with full margins, in good condition apart from very pale foxing in the

Lot #: 137

Estimate: £5,000 - £7,000

Date: 2 Oct 2008

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Pablo Picasso 1881-1973 PAN (B. 518) Lithograph, 1948, signed in pencil, numbered 15/50, on Arches wove paper, with margins, light-, mount- and backboard-staining, slight surface dirt at edges of sheet, occasional handling creases Image: 660 by 514mm; 26 by 20¼in Sheet: 765 by 565mm; 30 1/8 by 22¼in

Lot #: 138

Estimate: £6,000 - £8,000

Date: 2 Oct 2008

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Pablo Picasso 1881-1973 LE HOMARD (B. 584) Lithograph, 1949, signed in red crayon, numbered 9/50, printed by Mourlot, Paris, on Arches wove paper, with full margins, in good condition apart from slight light-staining, scattered pale foxing in the margins, a wide strip of paper tape attached verso

Lot #: 139

Estimate: £3,000 - £4,000

Date: 2 Oct 2008

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Pablo Picasso 1881-1973 CARMEN (G. 52) The complete book comprising 38 drypoints and vignettes, 1949, one of the 20 collaborator's copies, lettered Q, apart from the numbered edition of 300, with the title-page, text and justification, printed by Roger Lacourière, Paris, on Montval wove paper, the

Lot #: 140

Estimate: £4,000 - £6,000

Date: 2 Oct 2008

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Pablo Picasso 1881-1973 VINGT POÈMES (G. 51) The complete book comprising 41 etchings and aquatints, 1948, this copy numbered 79, from the total edition of 275 on the justification, with title-page, text and justification, printed by Roger Lacourière, on Marais wove paper, the full sheets bound by

Lot #: 141

Estimate: £10,000 - £20,000

Date: 2 Oct 2008

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Pablo Picasso 1881-1973 VENUS ET L'AMOUR, 2E VARIATION (B. 613) Lithograph, 1949, signed in pencil, numbered 32/50, printed by Mourlot, on Arches wove paper, with margins, uneven mount-and light-staining, scattered foxing mainly along edges of sheet, remains of glue residue along lower edge of sheet

Lot #: 142

Estimate: £8,000 - £12,000

Date: 2 Oct 2008

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Pablo Picasso 1881-1973 LE PEINTRE À LA PALETTE (B. 1153) Linocut, 1963, signed in pencil, numbered 5/150, on wove paper, with margins, severe light- and backboard-staining, slight skinning along top edge of sheet verso, three vertical pieces of cellotape, occasional scuff marks along edges of sheet

Lot #: 143

Estimate: £5,000 - £7,000

Date: 2 Oct 2008

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Pablo Picasso 1881-1973 SERENADE AU COUCHER DU SOLEIL DANS UN SOUS-BOIS A LA MONET (B. 1827) Aquatint, 1968, from the 347 Series, signed in pencil, numbered 5/50, on wove paper, with full margins, in good condition Plate: 227 by 324mm; 8 7/8 by 12¾in Sheet: 364 by 472mm; 14 3/8 by 18 5/8 in

Lot #: 144

Estimate: £5,000 - £7,000

Date: 2 Oct 2008

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Pablo Picasso 1881-1973 PORTRAIT DE D. H. KAHNWEILER, II (B. 835) Lithograph printed in colours, 1957, signed in red crayon, numbered 26/50, on Arches wove paper, the full sheet printed to the edges, in good condition apart from uneven paper discoloration recto and verso, pale scattered foxing

Lot #: 145

Estimate: £3,000 - £5,000

Date: 2 Oct 2008

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Pablo Picasso 1881-1973 GRAND TETE DE FEMME AU CHAPEAU ORNE (B. 1077) Linocut printed in black and pale terracotta, 1962, signed in pencil, bearing the inscription 'épreuve d'artiste', aside from the numbered edition of 50, on Arches wove paper, with full margins, in good condition Image: 640 by

Lot #: 146

Estimate: £45,000 - £55,000

Date: 2 Oct 2008

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Pablo Picasso 1881-1973 FEMME ASSISE DANS UN FAUTEUIL (BLOCH 1394) Aquatint with etching, 1966, signed in pencil, numbered 15/50, published by Galerie Louise Leiris, Paris in 1968, on BFK Rives wove paper Plate: 466 by 316mm; 18 3/8 by 12 1/2 in Sheet: 627 by 450mm; 24 3/4 by 17 3/4 in

Lot #: 147

Estimate: £8,000 - £10,000

Date: 2 Oct 2008

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Pablo Picasso 1881-1973 LE CHAPEAU A FLEURS (B. 1149) Linocut printed in colours, 1963, signed in pencil, bearing the inscription 'épreuve d'artiste' , aside from the numbered edition of 50, on Arches wove paper, with full margins, in good condition apart from pale paper discoloration at the sheet

Lot #: 148

Estimate: £40,000 - £50,000

Date: 2 Oct 2008

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Pablo Picasso 1881-1973 FERNAND DE ROJAS. LA CELESTINE (G.149) The complete book, comprising 66 etchings with aquatint, 1971, with title-page, text and justification, signed in pencil, numbered XXX, aside from the edition of 370, printed and published by Atelier and Editions Crommelynck, Paris, on

Lot #: 149

Estimate: £30,000 - £35,000

Date: 2 Oct 2008

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Pablo Picasso 1881-1973 LA POSE HABILLEE (B. 764) Lithograph with extensive hand-colouring in crayon, 1954, signed in red crayon and dedicated Pour Paule, a proof aside from the numbered edition of 50, on Arches wove paper, with wide margins, in good condition except the signature and dedication

Lot #: 150

Estimate: £25,000 - £35,000

Date: 2 Oct 2008

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Pablo Picasso 1881-1973 LE MODELE ET DEUX PERSONNAGES (B. 759) Lithograph printed in colours, 1954, signed in red crayon and dedicated Pour Paule y Jacques, a proof aside from the numbered edition of 50, on Arches wove paper, with wide margins, in good condition apart from scattered foxing

Lot #: 151

Estimate: £8,000 - £12,000

Date: 2 Oct 2008

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Pablo Picasso 1881-1973 LE PEINTRE ET SON MODELE (B. 765) Lithograph printed in colours, 1954, signed in pencil and dedicated Pour Paule y Jacques de Lazerme, a proof aside from the numbered edition of 50, on Arches wove paper, with wide margins, in good condition apart from pale scattered foxing

Lot #: 152

Estimate: £7,000 - £10,000

Date: 2 Oct 2008

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Pablo Picasso 1881-1973 VALLAURIS 1956 TOROS (B. 1270) Linocut printed in colours, 1956, signed in red pencil, on Arches wove paper, with full margins, in good condition apart from occasional pale fox marks in the margins, two short nicks at the lower sheet edge, slight light-staining Image: 653 by

Lot #: 153

Estimate: £4,000 - £6,000

Date: 2 Oct 2008