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Auction Preview: Modern Edition at Christie’s, Online Sale from Nov 28 to Dec 7

Pablo Picasso (1881-1973) – Nature Morte à la Pastèque. Linocut in colors, on Arches paper, 1962, signed in pencil, numbered 46/160 (Baer calls for an edition of 50), published by Galerie Louise Leiris, Paris, with wide margins, generally in good condition, framed. Image: 23 3/8 x 28 in. (594 x 711 mm.), Sheet: 24 ½ x 29 5/8 in. (622 x 752 mm.). Estimate: US$ 25,000 – US$ 35,000
(Courtesy: Christie’s)

What: Works from Count MA's Collections

Where: Christie’s, Online

When: 28 November 10:00 am (EST) – 7 December

Top lots of the sale:

- Pablo Picasso (1881-1973) – Nature Morte à la Pastèque. Linocut in colors, on Arches paper, 1962, signed in pencil, numbered 46/160 (Baer calls for an edition of 50), published by Galerie Louise Leiris, Paris, with wide margins, generally in good condition, framed. Image: 23 3/8 x 28 in. (594 x 711 mm.), Sheet: 24 ½ x 29 5/8 in. (622 x 752 mm.). Estimate: US$ 25,000 – US$ 35,000

- Pablo Picasso (1881-1973) – Petit buste de femme. Linocut in colors, on Arches paper, 1962, signed in pencil, numbered 40/50, published by Galerie Louise Leiris, Paris, 1963. Image: 13 ¾ x 10 5/8 in. (349 x 270 mm.), Sheet: 24 ¾ x 17 ½ in. (629 x 445 mm.). Estimate: US$ 20,000 – US$ 30,000

- Joan Miro (1893-1983) – Les Essències de la Terra. Lithograph in colors with hand-coloring in black, on Japon paper, 1968, signed in pencil, numbered 69C/100 (from the edition of 100 color variants; the total edition was 1120), published by Ediçiones Polígrafa, Barcelona. Image: 10 ¼ x 10 in. (260 x 254 mm.), Sheet: 19 ¾ x 14 1/8 in. (502 x 359 mm.). Estimate: US$ 18,000 – US$ 25,000

- Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec (1864-1901) – Le Photographe Sescau. Lithograph in colors, on wove paper, 1896, Wittrock's state A (of C), with the remarque in the upper right corner. Sheet: 24 5/8 x 31 ½ in. (625 x 800 mm.). Estimate: US$ 18,000 – US$ 25,000

- Pablo Picasso (1881-1973) – Le Peintre et son Modèle. Lithograph in colors, on Arches paper, 1954, signed in pencil, numbered 33/50. Image: 19 ½ x 25 ¼ in. (495 x 641 mm.), Sheet: 22 ¼ x 30 ¼ in. (565 x 768 mm.). Estimate: US$ 15,000 – US$ 20,000

- Marc Chagall (1887-1985) – L'Ecuyere. Lithograph in colors, on Rives BFK paper, 1964, signed in pencil, numbered 22/50. Image: 24 ¾ x 19 ½ in. (629 x 495 mm.), Sheet: 29 7/8 x 22 in. (759 x 559 mm.). Estimate: US$ 10,000 – US$ 15,000

- Henri Matisse (1869-1954) – Figure assise, blouse transparente. Lithograph, on Japon paper, 1929, signed in pencil, numbered 12/25 (there were also five artist's proofs). Sheet: 25 ½ x 19 ¾ in. (648 x 502 mm.). Estimate: US$ 10,000 – US$ 15,000

- Rene Magritte (1898-1967) – Les Bijoux Indiscrets. Lithograph in colors, on Arches paper, 1963, signed and titled in pencil, numbered 'H.C. 1/20' (an hors-commerce proof, the edition was 75), published by Vingtième Siècle, Paris. Image: 9 ¼ x 12 in. (235 x 305 mm.), Sheet: 12 ¾ x 16 1/8 in. (3224 x 410 mm.). Estimate: US$ 10,000 – US$ 15,000

- Henri De Toulouse-Lautrec (1864-1901) – Divan Japonais. Lithograph in colors, on wove paper, 1893, Wittrock's only state, with margins, the sheet has been backed and laid on canvas, losses and filled-in areas in places at the sheet edges, framed. Image: 31 x 23 ½ in. (787 x 597 mm.), Sheet: 31 ¾ x 24 ¼ in. (806 x 616 mm.). Estimate: US$ 10,000 – US$ 15,000

- Henri Matisse (1869-1954) – Nu. Étude d'un mouvement des jambs. Lithograph, on Arches paper, 1929, signed in pencil, numbered 34/50 (there were also ten artist's proofs), Image: 22 x 18 1/8 in. (559 x 460 mm.), Sheet: 26 x 19 7/8 in. (660 x 505 mm.). Estimate: US$ 10,000 – US$ 15,000

- Marc Chagall (1887-1985) – Moses' Vision. Lithograph in colors, on Arches paper, 1973, signed in pencil, numbered 20/50. Image: 31 x 25 in. (787 x 635 mm.), Sheet: 38 ¾ x 28 7/8 in. (984 x 733 mm.). Estimate: US$ 8,000 – US$ 12,000

- Marc Chagall (1887-1985) – Bouquet Jaune et Rouge. Lithograph in colors, on Arches paper, 1974, signed in pencil, numbered 29/50 (there were also ten artist's proofs), published by Editions Maeght, Paris. Image: 24 ½ x 19 in. (622 x 483 mm.), Sheet: 29 ¾ x 21 7/8 in. (756 x 556 mm.). Estimate: US$ 8,000 – US$ 12,000

- Henri Matisse (1869-1954) – Figure devant tapa Africain. Lithograph, 1929, on Japon paper, signed in pencil, numbered 33/50. Image: 21 ¼ x 17 1/8 in. (540 x 435 mm.), Sheet: 25 5/8 x 19 ¾ in. (626 x 502 mm.). Estimate: US$ 7,000 – US$ 10,000

- Pablo Picasso (1881-1973) – Jeune Sculpteur au Travail, from La Suite Vollard. Etching, on Montval paper watermark Picasso, 1933, from the edition of 260 (there was also an edition of 50 with wider margins), published by Ambroise Vollard, Paris, 1939. Image: 10 ½ x 7 ¾ in. (267 x 197 mm.), Sheet: 17 ½ x 13 ½ in. (444 x 343 mm.). Estimate: US$ 7,000 – US$ 10,000

- Pablo Picasso (1881-1973) – Minotaure, une Coupe à la Main, et jeune Femme, from La Suite Vollard. Etching, on Montval paper, 1933, signed in pencil, from the edition of 50 with wide margins (there was also an edition of 250 with smaller margins), published by Ambroise Vollard, Paris, 1939. Image: 7 ¾ x 10 ¾ in. (197 x 527 mm.), Sheet: 15 1/8 x 19 ¾ in. (384 x 502 mm.). Estimate: US$ 7,000 – US$ 10,000

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