Pablo Picasso, ‘La Petite Corrida’, 1971, Graves International Art
Pablo Picasso, ‘La Petite Corrida’, 1971, Graves International Art
Pablo Picasso, ‘La Petite Corrida’, 1971, Graves International Art
Pablo Picasso, ‘La Petite Corrida’, 1971, Graves International Art
Pablo Picasso, ‘La Petite Corrida’, 1971, Graves International Art
Pablo Picasso, ‘La Petite Corrida’, 1971, Graves International Art
Pablo Picasso, ‘La Petite Corrida’, 1971, Graves International Art
Pablo Picasso, ‘La Petite Corrida’, 1971, Graves International Art
Pablo Picasso, ‘La Petite Corrida’, 1971, Graves International Art
Pablo Picasso, ‘La Petite Corrida’, 1971, Graves International Art

An original lithograph on wove paper by Spanish artist Pablo Picasso (1881-1973) titled "La Petite Corrida", 1971. Unsigned as issued. Comes from the XXe Siecle No. 10 Portfolio. (Second edition). Printed by Mourlot in 1971, Paris, France. Limited edition unknown, presumed small, approximately under 2,000. Signed and dated in the stone lower left. Reference: (Mourlot 302). Recently framed with moulding from Spain and matting from Holland. Framed size: 22.25" x 19.25". Image size: 12.25" x 9.5". Some light toning to sheet associated with age. Colors are strong. In very good condition.

The first edition was printed on Arches wove paper in 1957 in a limited edition of 2,000 unsigned and 50 signed and numbered. Reference: (Bloch 839; Cramer Books 92).

Series: XXe Siecle Portfolio. (Second edition), 1971

Image rights: Copyright © Graves International Art

Publisher: Siecle

Siecle, No. 10

acquired from a dealer in Los Angeles

About Pablo Picasso

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.

Spanish, 1881-1973, Malaga, Spain, based in Paris and Mougins, France