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The ram
(Le Bélier)
1936; printed 1942
plate 4 from the Eaux-fortes originales pour les textes de Buffon (Original etching for the texts of Buffon) series 1942

sugar aquatint and drypoint
28.4 × 22.6 cm irreg. (image) 36.5 × 27.9 cm (sheet)
Place/s of Execution
Paris, France
Catalogue/s Raisonné
Baer 579.II.B.b.5; Bloch 332
2nd of 2 states, edition of 136
printed by Roger Lacourière, Paris; published by Martin Fabiani, Paris
printed in ink l.r.: Picasso (underlined)
stamped in red ink on reverse l.l.: National Gallery of Victoria
inscribed in pencil on reverse l.l.: 8 (in a circle)
inscribed in pencil on reverse l.r.: 6550
Accession Number
International Prints / International Prints and Drawings
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Felton Bequest, 1969
© Pablo Picasso/Sussession Pablo Picasso. Licensed by Copyright Agency, Australia
This digital record has been made available on NGV Collection Online through the generous support of the Joe White Bequest
Gallery location
Not on display