Repos du Sculpteur devant Petit Torse. (Reclining sculptor before the small torso). 1933. Etching. Bloch 162, Baer 315 Bd. 7 9/16 x 10 1/2 (sheet 13 3/8 x 17 3/8). Series: Suite Vollard, plate 58. Edition of 250 on petit papier vergé Montval (there was also an edition of 50 on grand papier vergé Montval that same year, and 3 on parchment). Printed by: Lacourière, Paris. A rich with drypoint burr, impression printed on Montval laid paper countermarked 'Picasso' on the full sheet with deckle edges. Signed in pencil. $13,500.
The image shows Picasso and his reclining model at a window viewing a sculpted small torso. Between 1933 and 1934 he focused on creating plaster sculptures of his young mistress, Marie-Thérèse Walter.
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