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Pablo Picasso

Carnaval 1967, 1967

Linocut printed in brown on Arches wove paper
29 3/5 × 24 2/5 in
75.1 × 62.1 cm
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Signed in pencil, numbered 103/160 (there were also around thirty artist's proofs), published …

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Signed in pencil, numbered 103/160 (there were also around thirty artist's proofs), published by Le Patriote, Nice, with wide margins, some soft creasing at the sheet corners, otherwise in very good condition
Block 640 x 530 mm., Sheet 751 x 621 mm.

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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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Signed in pencil, numbered 103/160 (there were also around thirty artist's proofs), published …

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Signed in pencil, numbered 103/160 (there were also around thirty artist's proofs), published by Le Patriote, Nice, with wide margins, some soft creasing at the sheet corners, otherwise in very good condition
Block 640 x 530 mm., Sheet 751 x 621 mm.

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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

Carnaval 1967, 1967

Linocut printed in brown on Arches wove paper
29 3/5 × 24 2/5 in
75.1 × 62.1 cm
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