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|PICASSO, Pablo, 1881-1973|
|Petit déjeuner sur l'herbe, d'après Manet, 1962|
|INV # 915171|
Linoleum cut printed in colors on Arches wove paper. Signed and dedicated 'Epreuve d’auteur pour Yvonne Zervos' in black ink. One of approximately twenty artist's proofs. Aside from the edition of fifty. Published by Galerie L. Leiris, Paris. Printed by Arnéra, Vallauris. Provenance: Yvonne Zervos (1905-1970), Paris (gallery owner, collector and wife of Christian Zervos, an influential art critic, collector, publisher and scholar), presumably a gift from the artist; René Char (1907-1988), Paris (French poet and member of the French Resistance), presumably a gift from the above; Bernard Moustrou (?-1991), Avignon; Private Collection, UK. Bloch 1096; Baer 1328 Image size: 24 3/4 x 17 1/2 in. Framed dimensions: 40 7/8 x 33 1/4 in.