Pablo Picasso, ‘La Comedie Humaine’, 1954, Print, Heliogravure, Graves International Art
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Pablo Picasso

La Comedie Humaine, 1954

Heliogravure
17 1/2 × 15 1/4 in
44.5 × 38.7 cm
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St. Augustine
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Pablo Picasso was so enamored by the works of the 19th-century writer and playwright Honoré de …

Graves International Art
St. Augustine

An original heliogravure on smooth wove paper after a drawing by Spanish artist Pablo Picasso …

Medium
Condition
Excellent condition
Signature
Issued unsigned, not signed
Frame
Not included
Series
"La Comedie Humaine", 1954
Publisher
E. Teriade
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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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Pablo Picasso was so enamored by the works of the 19th-century writer and playwright Honoré de Balzac that the artist even believed himself to be haunted by Balzac’s ghost. Picasso’s fascination with the Frenchman bordered on obsession—when Picasso needed a new studio in 1937, he chose to move into a 17th-century …

Graves International Art
St. Augustine

An original heliogravure on smooth wove paper after a drawing by Spanish artist Pablo Picasso (1881-1973) titled "La Comedie Humaine", 1954. Issued unsigned. Limited edition: approx. 2,000. Comes from the 1954 series "Suite de 180 Dessins de Picasso", (Verve Vol. VIII, No. 29/20), comprised of 16 …

Medium
Condition
Excellent condition
Signature
Issued unsigned, not signed
Frame
Not included
Series
"La Comedie Humaine", 1954
Publisher
E. Teriade
Image rights
Copyright © Graves International Art
Pablo Picasso
Spanish, 1881–1973
Follow

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

La Comedie Humaine, 1954

Heliogravure
17 1/2 × 15 1/4 in
44.5 × 38.7 cm
.
Sold
Location
St. Augustine
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