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Pablo Picasso, ‘Accouplement II (Baer 379 IV A/C; Bloch 263)’, 1933, Forum Auctions
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Pablo Picasso

Accouplement II (Baer 379 IV A/C; Bloch 263), 1933

Etching with drypoint
7 4/5 × 10 9/10 in
19.9 × 27.8 cm
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Printed in 1942, signed and inscribed 'Pour Frelaut' in multi-coloured crayon, one of a few …

Printed in 1942, signed and inscribed 'Pour Frelaut' in multi-coloured crayon, one of a few proofs before steelfacing, on Montval laid paper with the Picasso watermark, with full margins, sheet 199 x 278mm (7 3/4 x 10 3/4in) (unframed)

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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, ‘Accouplement II (Baer 379 IV A/C; Bloch 263)’, 1933, Forum Auctions
Pablo Picasso, ‘Accouplement II (Baer 379 IV A/C; Bloch 263)’, 1933, Forum Auctions
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Printed in 1942, signed and inscribed 'Pour Frelaut' in multi-coloured crayon, one of a few …

Printed in 1942, signed and inscribed 'Pour Frelaut' in multi-coloured crayon, one of a few proofs before steelfacing, on Montval laid paper with the Picasso watermark, with full margins, sheet 199 x 278mm (7 3/4 x 10 3/4in) (unframed)

Please Note: This lot is sold subject to Artists Resale Rights, details of …

Medium
Print
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

Accouplement II (Baer 379 IV A/C; Bloch 263), 1933

Etching with drypoint
7 4/5 × 10 9/10 in
19.9 × 27.8 cm
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