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Pablo Picasso

Au cirque. Écuyère se chaussant dans les coulisses et clown au trapèze, 1971

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Edition 6/50
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Koller Auctions

6/50.

Image: 31.6 x 41.9 cm on wove paper by BFK Rives 45.4 x 56.9 cm.

Catalogue raisonné:
Bloch, …

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6/50.

Image: 31.6 x 41.9 cm on wove paper by BFK Rives 45.4 x 56.9 cm.

Catalogue raisonné:
Bloch, no. 1990.
Baer, no. 2000 Bb.

Property subject to VAT. For further information regarding lot specific stipulations on the "Applicability of VAT", refer to Section 2.4 of Koller’s Conditions of sale.

Signature
With a signature stamp lower right: Picasso, as well as mirror dated in the upper centre: 28.5.71.
Publisher
Published by Galerie Louis Leiris, Paris. Printed by Crommelynck, Paris.
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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About the work
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Koller Auctions

6/50.

Image: 31.6 x 41.9 cm on wove paper by BFK Rives 45.4 x 56.9 cm.

Catalogue raisonné:
Bloch, …

Read more

6/50.

Image: 31.6 x 41.9 cm on wove paper by BFK Rives 45.4 x 56.9 cm.

Catalogue raisonné:
Bloch, no. 1990.
Baer, no. 2000 Bb.

Property subject to VAT. For further information regarding lot specific stipulations on the "Applicability of VAT", refer to Section 2.4 of Koller’s Conditions of sale.

Signature
With a signature stamp lower right: Picasso, as well as mirror dated in the upper centre: 28.5.71.
Publisher
Published by Galerie Louis Leiris, Paris. Printed by Crommelynck, Paris.
Pablo Picasso
Spanish, 1881–1973
Follow

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

Au cirque. Écuyère se chaussant dans les coulisses et clown au trapèze, 1971

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Edition 6/50
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