Pablo Picasso, ‘347 series. Artist with an Erection and Model Fondling Herself (Bloch 1781)’, 1968, Print, Etching on BFK Rives paper, Forum Auctions
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Pablo Picasso

347 series. Artist with an Erection and Model Fondling Herself (Bloch 1781), 1968

Etching on BFK Rives paper
11 7/10 × 20 1/5 in
29.6 × 51.4 cm
Edition of 50
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Signed in pencil, numbered from the edition of 50, published by Galerie Louise Leiris, Paris, with …

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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, ‘347 series. Artist with an Erection and Model Fondling Herself (Bloch 1781)’, 1968, Print, Etching on BFK Rives paper, Forum Auctions
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Signed in pencil, numbered from the edition of 50, published by Galerie Louise Leiris, Paris, with full margins, 296 x 514 mm (11 1/2 x 20 1/4 in).

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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

347 series. Artist with an Erection and Model Fondling Herself (Bloch 1781), 1968

Etching on BFK Rives paper
11 7/10 × 20 1/5 in
29.6 × 51.4 cm
Edition of 50
.
Bidding closed
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