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Lot 3611 - A197 Prints & Multiples - Thursday, 01. July 2021, 01.30 PM


(Málaga 1881–1973 Mougins)
Françoise. 1946.
Lithograph. 4/50. Signed in pencil lower right: Picasso. Image 63 × 48 cm on wove paper by Arches (with the watermark) 65 × 49.5 cm.

"If the wings of the butterfly are to keep their sheen, you mustn't touch them. We mustn't abuse something which is to bring light into both our lives. Everything else in my life only weighs me down and shuts out the light. This thing with you seems like a window that is opening up. I want it to remain open." Pablo Picasso

Provenance: Private collection Switzerland.

Catalogue raisonné: Bloch, no. 401.

Literature: Gauss, Ulrike (ed.): Pablo Picasso. Die Lithographie. Graphikmuseum Pablo Picasso Münster. Die Sammlung Huizinga, Ostfildern-Ruit 2000, no. 152/45.

CHF 50 000 / 70 000 | (€ 46 730 / 65 420)

Sold for CHF 79 600 (including buyer’s premium)
All information is subject to change.