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PABLO PICASSO 1881-1973 Málaga 1881- 1973 Mougins (Spanish)
Title: Woman Reclining and Man with a Guitar | Femme couchée et homme à la guitare, 1959
Technique: Original Hand Signed Linocut in Colours on Arches Wove Paper
Paper size: 62 x 75 cm. / 24.4 x 29.5 in.
Image size: 53.2 x 64.2 cm. / 20.9 x 25.3 in.
Additional Information: This original linocut in colours is hand signed in pencil by the artist “Picasso” at the lower right margin. This impression is an artist or printer’s proof aside from the standard edition of 50. It was printed by Hidalgo Arnéra, Vallauris in 1959 and published by Galerie L. Leiris, Paris in 1960. The paper bears the Arches watermark along the upper margin. The title of this work is as recorded in the catalogue raisonne by Georges Bloch; it is also known as “L’aubade avec femme endormie” [Aubade, with Sleeping Woman]
Literature: Bloch, G. (1968). Pablo Picasso: Tome I, Catalogue of the Printed Graphic Work 1904-67, Bern: Editions Kornfeld et Klipstein.
Reference: Bloch 916 2. Baer, B. (1992). Picasso: Peintre-Graveur, Tome II, Catalogue Raisonne de l’OEuvre Grave. Bern: Editions Kornfeld. Reference: Baer 1234
Condition: Good condition.