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Pablo Picasso

Carnet de la Californie, 1959

Lithograph
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Epreuve d'artiste, outside an edition of 120.
Image 39.5 x 28.5 cm on vélin by Arches (with the trimmed watermark) 46 x 32 cm.
From the same named …

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Signed in pencil lower right: Picasso, also mirror dated in the stone bottom centre: 21.11.58.
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Published by Editions Cercle d'art, Paris.
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Courtesy of Koller Auktionen
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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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.

Epreuve d'artiste, outside an edition of 120.
Image 39.5 x 28.5 cm on vélin by Arches (with the trimmed watermark) 46 x 32 cm.
From the same named …

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Medium
Print
Signature
Signed in pencil lower right: Picasso, also mirror dated in the stone bottom centre: 21.11.58.
Publisher
Published by Editions Cercle d'art, Paris.
Image rights
Courtesy of Koller Auktionen
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

Carnet de la Californie, 1959

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