Le Bain, 1905
La Suite Des Saltimbanques
Edition of 250, created in 1905, published in 1913 by Ambroise Vollard
34.4 x 28.9 cm
This is a Drypoint on Van Gelder Zonen wove paper.
The complete set of 15 etchings and drypoints, 1904-05, from the edition of 250, publisher Ambroise Vollard acquired the plates in 1911 and published in Paris with Louis Fort in 1913.
Picasso was only in his early 20s, living in Montmartre at the Bateau-Lavoir and created one of the most iconic suite in printmaking history. The series marks his pass from the Blue Period to his Rose Period. The series feature circus performers and remarkable situations.