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Pablo Ruiz Picasso (Spanish/French, 1881-1973), "Galerie 65 Cannes" or "Hibou, verre et fleur" (Owl, Glass, and Flower), colored lithograph, 1956, printed by Mourlot in Paris on woven paper. Original poster edition of 2000. An original lithograph in colors created by Pablo Picasso advertising his exhibition at Galerie 65 in Cannes that ran from August 14 through September 30, 1956. Beneath the gallery name and location - delineated in a rather free form style - is a striking still-life of an owl (a pet of Picasso), a tall glass, and a single blue flower in a vase with a large format of the artist's signature (created in the plate) as well as the dates of the exhibition, also written in a free-form style. Custom framed under glass. Size: 26.5" L x 33.5" W (67.3 cm x 85.1 cm) framed

Catalogue raisonne: Mourlot 282, Czwiklitzer 21, Bloch 1272.

Provenance: private Denver, Colorado, USA collection, acquired from Buchinger-Pohlmann, Lintz, Austria

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Full margins. Not laid down. An original lithograph - not to be confused with multiple subsequent or modern reprints and reproductions.

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Framed Picasso "Gallerie 65 Cannes" Lithograph - 1956

Estimate $1,200 - $1,800May 22