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Pablo Picasso

Bust with Check-Cloth Bodice - Jacqueline , 1957

Original lithograph printed in black ink on wove paper bearing the Arches script watermark. 
25 5/8 × 19 7/8 in
65.1 × 50.5 cm
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Christopher-Clark Fine Art
San Francisco
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Picasso met Jacqueline at Perpignan during the summer of 1953. In the autumn of the following …

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Picasso met Jacqueline at Perpignan during the summer of 1953. In the autumn of the following year, Picasso and Jacqueline began to live together. Just as with Marie-Thérèse Walter, the other great love in Picasso’s life, so Jacqueline quickly became present in all the artist’s work. Like Marie-Thérèse, Jacqueline, …

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Hand-signed in red crayon lower right Picasso, dated on the plate upper right “18.12.57” (in reverse). 
Series
A superb impression of the first state of two of this subject, from the edition of 50, numbered in pencil lower left (there were six … Read more
Publisher
Atelier Fernand Mourlot, 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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Picasso met Jacqueline at Perpignan during the summer of 1953. In the autumn of the following …

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Picasso met Jacqueline at Perpignan during the summer of 1953. In the autumn of the following year, Picasso and Jacqueline began to live together. Just as with Marie-Thérèse Walter, the other great love in Picasso’s life, so Jacqueline quickly became present in all the artist’s work. Like Marie-Thérèse, Jacqueline, …

Read more
Medium
Print
Signature
Hand-signed in red crayon lower right Picasso, dated on the plate upper right “18.12.57” (in reverse). 
Series
A superb impression of the first state of two of this subject, from the edition of 50, numbered in pencil lower left (there were six … Read more
Publisher
Atelier Fernand Mourlot, 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

Bust with Check-Cloth Bodice - Jacqueline , 1957

Original lithograph printed in black ink on wove paper bearing the Arches script watermark. 
25 5/8 × 19 7/8 in
65.1 × 50.5 cm
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Location
San Francisco
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