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PICASSO, Pablo, 1881-1973 A Los Toros: Le Picador II, 1961 Color lithograph on wove paper

A rare working proof apart from the regular book edition, “A Los Toros avec Picasso” by Jaime Sabartes. French language edition. Published by Andre Sauret, Monte Carlo. Lithographs by Mourlot, Paris. Provenance: From the Mourlot collection The suite depicts views of a bullfight from the sidelines as though Picasso had quickly sketched them while sitting in the stands. The bullfight was a subject Picasso returned to frequently, particularly from the mid-1950s, and also one of his favorite spectator sports. Bloch 1017; Cramer 113 10 x 13 in. 908316

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