La Puce (the Flea)
by Pablo Picasso

Available at John Szoke Gallery (IFPDA)

  • Date: 1936
  • Type: Prints
  • Medium: Drypoint
  • Edition size: Around 36
  • Image Size: 13 x 9 1/2 inches
  • Sheet Size: 14 3/8 x 11 inches
  • Reference: (Bloch 359) (Baer 606.II.B) (Cramer 37)
  • Signed: Unsigned
  • Condition: Excellent
  • Price: Price on Application

Description — Click to read

Sugarlift aquatint, drypoint, and scraper printed on Vidalon wove paper with "Ambroise Vollard" watermark. A supplement to the suite of 31 illustrations done by Picasso for Histoire Naturelle by Georges Louis Leclerc, Comte de Buffon. This print was included in the first 36 sets of the edition of 226 books; this impression comes from one of a few copies marked "Exemplaire de Collaborateur" on the justification page Printed by Lacourière, Paris, 1942 Published by Martin Fabiani, Paris, 1942 Framed: 23 1/2 x 19 1/4 inches

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