Picasso´s Sketchbook (Carnet de la Californie 1955 – 1956). New York: Harry Abrams; Editions Cercle d’Arte, Paris.



Picasso´s Sketchbook (Carnet de la Californie 1955 – 1956). Folio. Original colour decorated cloth with mylar wrapper. Edition of 1,000.This portfolio is an exact facsimile of a sketchbook worked from November 1st, 1955 to January 14th, 1956. It puts into the hands of the art lover documents of a kind usually accessible only to the artist’s close friends. 25 leaves. Illustrated throughout with handsomely printed lithographs (20 in b/w including 1 single-sided, and 19 in colour, including 10 single-sided). The 11 page text pamphlet with foreword by Georges Boudaille is inserted at pocket in front. Narrow spiral bound folio with green printed card covers, housed inside a pictorial cloth folding slipcase with printed mylar wrapper. Cloth a little faded and yellowed, rubed at edges, maylar chipped with some loss. around spine.

Item details

Publisher: Abrams.
Format: Boards.
Date: 1960
Place: New York
Edition: First edition
Condition: Very Good
Book ID: 028362

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