Les Deux Saltimbanques

Pablo Picasso

Les Deux Saltimbanques


Drypoint before steel facing on medium/heavy laid paper

122 x 91 mm. 4 3/4 x 3 2/3 in.

David Tunick, Inc.

New York, NY


Price upon request

More Information

Signature:              Signed in ink and dedicated to the critic and poet Apollinaire

Watermark:           Arches

Provenance:           The artist; presumably ca. 1905 to

                              Guillaume Apollinaire, Paris; to

                              Galerie Feldman, Cologne; 1914 to

                              Dr. H. Stinnes (1844-1925, Cologne), similar to Lugt 1376a;

                              Paul Draper (New York?); 1981 to

                              David Tunick, Inc.; 1983 to

                              Private Collection, New York

Impression:           Brilliant impression with burr and nuance of tone,

                              showing evidence of special wiping

Condition:             Excellent, on the full, uncut sheet, wide margins with deckle edges all around. Light stains and thin spots in a few areas in the margins, the subject unaffected. Dedication, signature, and collector’s stamp show some evidence of handling.