Pablo Picasso, ‘Spiral Notebook Facsimile from Carnet de la Californie’, 1959, Skinner
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Pablo Picasso

Spiral Notebook Facsimile from Carnet de la Californie, 1959

Collotypes (some in color) on paper
16 1/2 × 10 2/5 in
41.8 × 26.5 cm
Edition of 1,500
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Presented in the original box.

Edition of 1,500, containing thirty-nine reproductions of Picasso …

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Identified in accompanying text written by Georges Boudaille.
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, ‘Spiral Notebook Facsimile from Carnet de la Californie’, 1959, Skinner
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Presented in the original box.

Edition of 1,500, containing thirty-nine reproductions of Picasso drawings made between November 1, 1955 and January 14, 1956.

Medium
Signature
Identified in accompanying text written by Georges Boudaille.
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

Spiral Notebook Facsimile from Carnet de la Californie, 1959

Collotypes (some in color) on paper
16 1/2 × 10 2/5 in
41.8 × 26.5 cm
Edition of 1,500
.
Bidding closed
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