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Pablo Picasso

A Los Toros avec Picasso, by Jaime Sabartés (Bloch 1014-47; Cramer 113), 1961

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13 1/5 × 10 1/5 in
33.5 × 26 cm
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The book, comprising 4 lithographs, one printed in colours, on wove paper and 109 reproduction lithographs on smooth paper, from an edition of an unknown size, with title page, colophon and text in English, published/printed by André Sauret, Monte-Carlo/Mourlot, Paris, with full margins, bound (as issued) 335 x 260mm …

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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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The book, comprising 4 lithographs, one printed in colours, on wove paper and 109 reproduction lithographs on smooth paper, from an edition of an unknown size, with title page, colophon and text in English, published/printed by André Sauret, Monte-Carlo/Mourlot, Paris, with full margins, bound (as issued) 335 x 260mm …

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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

A Los Toros avec Picasso, by Jaime Sabartés (Bloch 1014-47; Cramer 113), 1961

Book
13 1/5 × 10 1/5 in
33.5 × 26 cm
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