PABLO PICASSO (1881-1973)
Buste au corsage à carreaux, 1957
65.5 x 50 cm (26 x 20 in)
Materials: Lithograph on vellum Arches
Markings: Signed 'Picasso' in red pencil lower left, editioned lower right
Publisher: Atelier Mourlot, Paris
Catalogue: Bloch 849, Mourlot 308/I
This first state originated in the studio Mourlot in Paris and was printed in an edition of 50 numbered copies. One year later, Picasso reworked the zinc plate, changing it significantly and then published the second edition in 50 copies, see Bloch 850.