La pique cassé

Pablo Picasso
La pique cassé
1959
Linocut

Original linocut printed in two colors (white-crème over black ground) on wove paper bearing the “ARCHES” watermark.

Hand-signed in pencil in the margin lower right Picasso.

Image: 21 x 25 1/4 inches
Framed size: 35 1/2 x 39 1/2 x 2 inches

A superb impression of the only state, from the edition of 50 (there were 20 additional artist’s proofs, 8 of which were reserved for Galerie Louise Leiris, the remaining 12 were retained by the artist), numbered in pencil in the margin lower left. Published enby Galerie Louise Leiris, Paris, 1960: printed by Arnéra, Vallauris.

1959

Image: 21 x 25 1/4 inches
Framed size: 35 1/2 x 39 1/2 x 2 inches

Catalog: Bloch 921