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Pablo Picasso

La Comedie Humaine, 1954

Lithograph
10 1/2 × 14 in
26.7 × 35.6 cm
Edition of 1500
This is an editioned multiple.
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St. Augustine
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A stone lithograph on Vélin de Rives paper after a drawing by Spanish artist Pablo Picasso …

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A stone lithograph on Vélin de Rives paper after a drawing by Spanish artist Pablo Picasso (1881-1973) titled "La Comedie Humaine", 1954, unsigned as issued. Copyright from "Verve" No. 29-30. Comes from the "La Comedie Humaine" bound volume. Limited edition: approx. 1,500. Picasso …

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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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A stone lithograph on Vélin de Rives paper after a drawing by Spanish artist Pablo Picasso …

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A stone lithograph on Vélin de Rives paper after a drawing by Spanish artist Pablo Picasso (1881-1973) titled "La Comedie Humaine", 1954, unsigned as issued. Copyright from "Verve" No. 29-30. Comes from the "La Comedie Humaine" bound volume. Limited edition: approx. 1,500. Picasso …

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Comes from the "La Comedie Humaine" bound volume
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Harcourt, Brace and Company
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Copyright © Graves International Art
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

La Comedie Humaine, 1954

Lithograph
10 1/2 × 14 in
26.7 × 35.6 cm
Edition of 1500
This is an editioned multiple.
Sold
Location
St. Augustine
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