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Pablo Picasso

Femmes et Faunes, 1956

Complete portfolio, comprising 13 collotypes
20 1/5 × 16 1/10 in
51.4 × 41 cm
Edition of 200
This is part of a limited edition set.
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The complete portfolio, comprising 13 collotypes, 5 printed in colours, with title-page, text and …

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The complete portfolio, comprising 13 collotypes, 5 printed in colours, with title-page, text and justification this copy stamp numbered 99, the edition was 200, on Richard-de-Bas wove paper, published by Au Vent D'Arles, Paris, the full sheets loose in the original hessian folio with the artist's name and …

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Pablo Picasso
Spanish, 1881–1973
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A prolific and tireless innovator of art forms, Pablo Picasso impacted the course of 20th-century art with unparalleled magnitude. Inspired by African and Iberian art and developments in the world around him, Picasso contributed significantly to a number of artistic movements, notably Cubism, Surrealism, Neoclassicism, and Expressionism. Along with Georges Braque, Picasso is best known for pioneering Cubism in an attempt to reconcile three-dimensional space with the two-dimensional picture plane, once asking, “Are we to paint what’s on the face, what’s inside the face, or what’s behind it?” Responding to the Spanish Civil War, he painted his most famous work, Guernica (1937), whose violent images of anguished figures rendered in grisaille made it a definitive work of anti-war art. “Painting is not made to decorate apartments,” he said. “It’s an offensive and defensive weapon against the enemy.” Picasso’s sizable oeuvre includes over 20,000 paintings, prints, drawings, sculptures, ceramics, theater sets, and costume designs.

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The complete portfolio, comprising 13 collotypes, 5 printed in colours, with title-page, text and justification this copy stamp numbered 99, the edition was 200, on Richard-de-Bas wove paper, published by Au Vent D'Arles, Paris, the full sheets loose in the original hessian folio with the artist's name and …

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Pablo Picasso
Spanish, 1881–1973
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A prolific and tireless innovator of art forms, Pablo Picasso impacted the course of 20th-century art with unparalleled magnitude. Inspired by African and Iberian art and developments in the world around him, Picasso contributed significantly to a number of artistic movements, notably Cubism, Surrealism, Neoclassicism, and Expressionism. Along with Georges Braque, Picasso is best known for pioneering Cubism in an attempt to reconcile three-dimensional space with the two-dimensional picture plane, once asking, “Are we to paint what’s on the face, what’s inside the face, or what’s behind it?” Responding to the Spanish Civil War, he painted his most famous work, Guernica (1937), whose violent images of anguished figures rendered in grisaille made it a definitive work of anti-war art. “Painting is not made to decorate apartments,” he said. “It’s an offensive and defensive weapon against the enemy.” Picasso’s sizable oeuvre includes over 20,000 paintings, prints, drawings, sculptures, ceramics, theater sets, and costume designs.

Pablo Picasso

Femmes et Faunes, 1956

Complete portfolio, comprising 13 collotypes
20 1/5 × 16 1/10 in
51.4 × 41 cm
Edition of 200
This is part of a limited edition set.
Bidding closed
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