Sueno y mentira de Franco - Planches I et II. 1937.
2 sheet Etching and aquatint.
Baer 615 II B e (of C). 616 II B e (of C). Bloch 297 298. With the stamp signature (partially faded) and numbered. Dated in printing plate. From an edition of 850 copies. On Montval laid paper (with watermark). Each: 31.5 x 42.3 cm (12.4 x 16.6 in). Sheet each: 39 x 57 cm (15,3 x 22,4 in).
Without the portfolio and text sheets.
• In this sheets Picasso took a clear stand against the Franco regime
• The sheets testify to Pablo Picasso's perfection and inventiveness in the use of printing techniques.
• The sheets are considered precursors to the famous painting Guernica.
• Another copy of this series is at the Museo Nacional Reina Sofia, Madrid.
PROVENANCE: Private collection Southern Germany.
Bothe sheets in good condition and with just very slight mount staining.
For information concerning the condition, please view the high resolution image / backside image.