Montblanc has unveiled two Artisan Edition Pablo Picasso Limited Edition writing instruments in tribute to the Spanish painter, draughtsman and sculptor, and one of the most famous figures in 20th century art.
The Artisan Edition Pablo Picasso Limited Edition 91, designed to honour Pablo Picasso’s lifetime achievements, is available at a price of £21,700 ($34,000), and features a cap made of 750 solid gold, an 18 carat gold rhodium plated nib decorated with an engraving of the famous Picasso drawing, the “Ojo”, as well as a barrel sporting lacquered red bands reflecting Picasso’s Spanish origins.
The second more precious fountain pen, the Artisan Edition Pablo Picasso Limited Edition 39, which features a Cap made of 750 solid white gold, and a Montblanc diamond set on the cap of the writing instrument, is available at a price of £35,300 ($55,250) in a worldwide Limited Edition of 39 units, honouring Pablo Picasso’s 39 paintings and drawings of his muse, Sylvette David.
The Artisan Edition Pablo Picasso Limited Editions can be purchased from Montblanc boutiques as of September 2012. Due to the restricted numbers, it is recommended that these writing instruments are pre-ordered prior to this date.