Pablo Picasso (1881–1973), Spanish
PICASSO: LE GOUT DU BONHEUR (A SUITE OF HAPPY, PLAYFUL AND EROTIC DRAWINGS), 1970 [BLOCH, 2013]
Combined limited edition of 1998 albums divided into three separate editions, one each for the three publishers; numbered 1 to 666, this being Abrams, No. 486 of 666 from the total edition of 1998. The colour plates made from grease crayon, lithographic tusche, lead pencil and charcoal on Velin d'Arches paper. Published by Harry N. Abrams, Incorporated, New York in 1970. Off-white linen wrapped hardcover case with domed leather strap.
Case 14 x 11 x 2.5 in — 35.6 x 27.9 x 6.4 cm
Private Collection, Stirling, Ontario