Taureau et Cheval, from Le Chef-d'Oeuvre Inconnu by Honoré de Balzac, 1934, from the edition of 99 aside from the full book edition of 340, published by Ambroise Vollard, Paris (Bloch, 84). Signed "Picasso" in brown ink l.r., numbered "23/99" in brown ink l.l. Etching on Van Gelder Zonen wove paper with partial watermark, plate size 7 3/4 x 11 in. (19.5 x 27.8 cm), framed. Condition: Full sheet with deckled edges, unobtrusively light-struck and brown ink faded, mat burn. Estimate $2,500-3,500
The sheet measures 15 1/4 x 20 inches, and is hinged with three white cloth tape hinges along the upper edge. Pencil annotations to verso.
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