Pablo Picasso (Spanish, 1881-1973); David and Bethsabee;
Lot 108
Pablo Picasso (Spanish, 1881-1973); David et Bethsabée;
Sold for US$ 27,450 inc. premium
Auction Details
Prints San Francisco
4 May 2010 10:00 PDT

Auction 17681
Lot Details
Property from various owners
Pablo Picasso (Spanish, 1881-1973)
David et Bethsabée (B. 442; M. 109a), 1949
Lithograph on Arches paper, signed in orange pencil and annotated 'bon à tirer,' a very rare impression printed from the stone, after the transfer from the zinc plate in the 6th state, printed by Mourlot, Paris, with full margins, in very good condition aside from mat- and light staining, slight buckling in upper half of image, 1 1/2in soft handling crease in upper left quadrant of image, two 1in soft handling creases in lower left quadrant of image, some soft handling creases in right margin, specks of foxing along left sheet edge, a few specks of foxing along right sheet edge, adhesive remains near upper sheet edge, verso, framed.
25 5/8 x 18 7/8in
sheet 30 x 22in


  • Mourlot records five trial proof impressions reserved for the artist. No edition was printed from the stone.