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Pablo Picasso, The Red Tablecloth, 1927

Artist: Pablo Picasso (1881 - 1973)
Title:The Red Tablecloth, 1927
Medium:Original color etching & aquatint
Sheet:20.5 in x 16 in (52 cm x 40.6 cm)
Edition:Numbered from the edition of 200 in pencil in the lower left margin; engraved and printed by Jacques Villon after an original by Pablo Picasso; published by Bernheim-Jeune, Paris.
Signature:This work is hand signed by Pablo Picasso (1881 - 1973) in the lower left.
Condition:This work is in excellent condition.
ID #w-7367
Price on Request

Historical Description

Pablo Picasso The Red Tablecloth, 1927 offers a wonderfully bohemian still life that celebrates the arts. The red cloth overlaying the table features a distinctly French provincial pattern and adds a sense of delicacy to the composition. Evoking the idyllic life of southern France, the open shutters of a brilliant blue sky fill the background and frame the bust sculpture on the far end of the table. Central to this work are a few pages of sheet music with a mandolin nearby, both abstracted and artistically distorted in Picasso’s iconic style.

This color etching & aquatint is hand signed by Pablo Picasso (1881 – 1973) in pencil and numbered from the edition of 200 in pencil in the lower left margin. From the total edition of 200 proofs in color (aside from 9 proofs in black), published by Bernheim-Jeune éditeurs, Paris.

Catalogue Raisonné & COA:
Pablo Picasso The Red Tablecloth, 1927 is fully documented and referenced in the below catalogue raisonnés and texts (copies will be enclosed as added documentation with the invoices that will accompany the sale of the work).

1. Ginestet, C. & Pouillon, C. Jacques Villon: Les Estampes et Les Illustrations. Arts et Métiers Graphiques: Paris. Listed and illustrated as catalogue raisonné no. E652 on pgs. 404-5.
2. A Certificate of Authenticity will accompany this work.

Exhibitions:
~ Galerie Bernheim-Jeune, Paris 1928
~ Galerie Light, New York 1964

About the Framing:
Framed to archival museum grade conservation standards, Pablo Picasso The Red Tablecloth, 1927 is presented in a complementary moulding with silk-wrapped mats and optical-grade Plexiglas.

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