Spain 1881 – France 1973
France 1799 – 1850
Le Chef-d'oeuvre inconnu [The unknown masterpiece]
Description: Illustrated book with 13 etchings (including table of etchings) | 67 wood engravings (cut by George Aubert after Picasso drawings) | and 16 pages reproducing (lineblock) dot and line drawings
Collection Title: Le Chef-d'oeuvre inconnu [The unknown masterpiece]
Place made: Paris, Île-de-France, France
Creation Notes: wood engravings after drawings executed 1924-26; etchings executed 1927-1931.
Materials & Technique: prints, illustrated books, etching; wood-engraving; lineblock, printed in black ink. Support: Rives paper
Manufacturer's Mark: lower right "Rives"
Edition: edition of 305; 1 to 65 on Japan paper, 66 to 305 on Rives paper, etchings on Rives paper; 35 hors commerce numbered in Roman numerals, examples on Japan paper signed by the artist and editor.
Publisher: AMBROISE VOLLARD, ÉDITEUR
Place Published: Paris
Date Published: 1931