Art (1945-contemporary) > Figurative Painting (40s-60s ) Pablo Picasso - Biography
L'Etreinte II. 1963.
Linocut in white over gray-black.
Baer 1344 B a (of B b). Bloch 1150. Signed and numbered. Frm an edition of 50 copies. On Arches wove paper (with watermark). 53.5 x 63.5 cm (21 x 25 in). Sheet: 62 x 75 cm (24,4 x 29,5 in).
Printed by Arnéra and published by Louise Leiris, Paris 1963. [EH].
• Picasso conceived a new linocut method for L'Étreinte II.
• By reversing the standard printing order in light on dark, Pablo Picasso testifies to his ingenuity in the handling the technique.
• With a striking reduced line.
PROVENANCE: Galerie Reinz, Cologne
Private collection North Rhine-Westphalia.
In good condition. Paper slightly discolored and with a faint kink in upper right corner. No splits. With grayish water stains in margins owing to the making.
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