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Pablo Picasso

Buste D'Homme (Bloch 4), 1905

Drypoint, on Van Gelder Zonen wove paper
4 3/4 × 3 1/2 in
12.1 × 8.9 cm
Edition of 250
This is part of a limited edition set.
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from the edition of 250, from La Suite des Saltimbanques, published by Vollard, Paris in 1913, with …

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from the edition of 250, from La Suite des Saltimbanques, published by Vollard, Paris in 1913, with wide margins, framed.

4.75 x 3.5 inches; 121 x 89 mm.
Sheet: 18 x 12.5 inches; 457 x 318 mm.

Condition: Lightstain and matstain, some foxing, otherwise in good condition.

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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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Doyle

from the edition of 250, from La Suite des Saltimbanques, published by Vollard, Paris in 1913, with …

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from the edition of 250, from La Suite des Saltimbanques, published by Vollard, Paris in 1913, with wide margins, framed.

4.75 x 3.5 inches; 121 x 89 mm.
Sheet: 18 x 12.5 inches; 457 x 318 mm.

Condition: Lightstain and matstain, some foxing, otherwise in good condition.

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

Buste D'Homme (Bloch 4), 1905

Drypoint, on Van Gelder Zonen wove paper
4 3/4 × 3 1/2 in
12.1 × 8.9 cm
Edition of 250
This is part of a limited edition set.
Bidding closed
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