Autumn Auction Preview - We have an exciting picture section in our forthcoming October Auction, including three etchings by Picasso!

12/09/17

We have an exciting picture section in our forthcoming October Auction, including three etchings by Picasso!

All three etchings were sold in 1938 through The Bragaglia Galerie, Rome to collector Arturo Tonnarelli Gracetti, and have thence passed by family descent to his Grandson. 

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Lot 346 - ARR Pablo Picasso (1881-1973) - Etching - "Le Repos du Sculpteur II", from "La Suite Vollard", 1933, on laid paper with Vollard watermark, from the edition of 260, published by A. Vollard, Paris 1939, plate 7.5ins x 10.375ins, sheet 13.25ins x 17.75ins, signed in pencil to margin (mounted but unframed) - £5,000-7,000

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 Lot 347 - ARR Pablo Picasso (1881-1973) - Etching - "Femme Assise Au Chapeau et Femme Debout Drapee", from "La Suite Vollard", etching 1934, on laid paper, with Vollard watermark, signed in pencil from the edition of 260, published by A. Vollard, Paris 1939, plate 10.75ins x 7.75ins, sheet 17.5ins x 13.25ins (mounted but unframed) - £5,000-7,000

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Lot 348 - ARR Pablo Picasso (1881-1973) - Etching - "Taureau et Chevaux Dans L'Arene", from "La Suite Vollard", etching on laid paper with Vollard watermark, signed in pencil, from the edition of 260, published by A. Vollard, Paris 1939, plate 7.675ins x 10.5ins, sheet 13.375ins x 17.75ins (mounted but unframed) - £2,000-3,000 

Another highlight this October is an oil painting by Luigi Garzi (1638-1721) - 

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Lot 248 - Luigi Garzi (1638-1721) - Oil painting - Juno and Ixion (as recounted by Ovid), with two children, two cherubs and other figure looking on, canvas 26ins x 20ins, in 19th Century gilt moulded frame 

Provenance: The Collection of Mr Paul Longmire, late of 47 Egerton Crescent, London since the 1950s. With letter of attribution from Professor Giancarlo Sestieri of Rome dated 1st September 1997 and subsequently with Christies.

Our October Auction will be held on Tuesday 3rd and Wednesday 4th October, the picture section being up for Auction on the Tuesday. 

We are open for viewing Saturday 30th September from 10am to 4pm, Sunday 1st October from 12pm to 4pm and Monday 2nd October from 10am to 7pm. 

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