Portrait of Picasso (after Gris)
By Juan Gris
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Edition size: 455
Image size: 7-1/15 x 5-1/2" inches
Sheet size: 10 x 8" inches
Price: $3500 (incl. taxes)
Unsigned, as usual; authored by Albert Gleizes and Jean Metzinger; published by Compaigne Francaise des Arts Graphiques; printed on a cream Auvergne wove paper; reference: UC Santa Barbara, "The Cubist Print", fig. 5, p. 86.
This etching was published as a reproduction of Gris's painting "Portrait of Picasso" in the book, "Du Cubisme" written by Gleizes and Metzinger. Included in the book were eleven etchings by different leading Cubist artists of the time. There were seven original and four reproductive etchings, of which this was one. Which artist did the etching is not clear.