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Pablo Picasso

A los toros : La pique, 1961

Lithograph
9 2/5 × 12 1/5 in
24 × 31 cm
This is part of a limited edition set.
€495
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Hans den Hollander Prints
Gouda
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Original lithograph printed in black ink on wove paper
Dated on the stone lower left 6.3.61.I.

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Original lithograph printed in black ink on wove paper
Dated on the stone lower left 6.3.61.I.
Impression of the definitive state, from the edition published in the book A Los Toros Avec Picasso, text by Jaime Sabartés.
Publisher: André Sauret, Monte-Carlo
Printed by: Mourlot, Paris.
Catalogue Raisonnée: Bloch 1014; …

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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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Original lithograph printed in black ink on wove paper
Dated on the stone lower left 6.3.61.I.

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Original lithograph printed in black ink on wove paper
Dated on the stone lower left 6.3.61.I.
Impression of the definitive state, from the edition published in the book A Los Toros Avec Picasso, text by Jaime Sabartés.
Publisher: André Sauret, Monte-Carlo
Printed by: Mourlot, Paris.
Catalogue Raisonnée: Bloch 1014; …

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Medium
Print
Publisher
André Sauret, Monte-Carlo
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 : La pique, 1961

Lithograph
9 2/5 × 12 1/5 in
24 × 31 cm
This is part of a limited edition set.
€495
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