Rare Tapestry to Highlight Pablo Picasso Editions Auction at Bonhams in Knightsbridge


LONDON.- Bonhams announces that the 2011 sale of Picasso Editions featuring prints, ceramics and tapestries by the famed master will take place on Tuesday 27th September in the company’s Knightsbridge auction rooms. One of the current highlights of the sale is Le Baiser, a large wool tapestry estimated to fetch £6,000-8,000. It was executed in an edition of just 20 in 1979-80 by Marigold Enterprises Ltd. Picasso, along with Leger, Miro and Dufy, was among the first modern artists to allow their designs to be translated into tapestries. As one of the most experimental artists of the 20th Century, Picasso also turned his hand to pottery and printmaking with as much passion as he did painting. There are a wide range of vibrant and colourful ceramics consigned for this sale including the decorated jug with a face,