Le Chef d'oeuvre inconnu

A work made of text and cover with 67 wood engravings, bound with black tooled leather spine gilded with the title, artist and date, and corners over canvas-covered boards embellished with an impression of the cover wood engraving in gold. 12 etchings hors-texte stored separately..
© 2018 Estate of Pablo Picasso / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

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  • A work made of text and cover with 67 wood engravings, bound with black tooled leather spine gilded with the title, artist and date, and corners over canvas-covered boards embellished with an impression of the cover wood engraving in gold. 12 etchings hors-texte stored separately..

Date:

published 1931

Artist:

Pablo Picasso (Spanish, 1881-1973)
written by Honoré de Balzac (French, 1799-1850)
published by Ambroise Vollard (French, 1867-1939)
engraved by Aubert (French, 20th century)
preface by: Albert Besnard (French, 1849-1934)

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Prints and Drawings

Artist

Pablo Picasso

Title

Le Chef d'oeuvre inconnu

Origin

Spain

Date

1931

Medium

Text and cover with 67 wood engravings, bound with black tooled leather spine gilded with the title, artist and date, and corners over canvas-covered boards embellished with an impression of the cover wood engraving in gold. 12 etchings hors-texte stored separately.

Dimensions

330 x 245 mm

Credit Line

Gift of the Print and Drawing Club

Reference Number

1946.440.13

Copyright

© 2018 Estate of Pablo Picasso / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

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