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Pablo Picasso

Couverture du Tome I (double), 1949

Wash drawing on zinc, lithograph crayon drawing, scraping with glass paper printed in black ink on cream wove paper.
9 3/4 × 12 1/2 in
24.8 × 31.8 cm
Edition of 2500
This is part of a limited edition set.
$2,500 - 5,000
location
Boston
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Galerie d'Orsay
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Published by Andre Sauret, Paris. This image served as the cover for the first tome of the book …

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Published by Andre Sauret, Paris. This image served as the cover for the first tome of the book “Picasso Lithographs” a four volume edition. A fine impression of definitive state.

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Condition
In excellent condition.
Signature
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Publisher
Andre Sauret, Paris.
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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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Published by Andre Sauret, Paris. This image served as the cover for the first tome of the book …

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Published by Andre Sauret, Paris. This image served as the cover for the first tome of the book “Picasso Lithographs” a four volume edition. A fine impression of definitive state.

Medium
Print
Condition
In excellent condition.
Signature
Not signed
Certificate of authenticity
Included
Publisher
Andre Sauret, Paris.
Price ranges of small prints by Pablo Picasso
Learn more
Browse works in this category
$4,950–$5,400
This work
$0
$9,450+
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

Couverture du Tome I (double), 1949

Wash drawing on zinc, lithograph crayon drawing, scraping with glass paper printed in black ink on cream wove paper.
9 3/4 × 12 1/2 in
24.8 × 31.8 cm
Edition of 2500
This is part of a limited edition set.
$2,500 - 5,000
location
Boston
Certificate
Certificate of authenticity
This work includes a certificate of authenticity.
Have a question? Read our FAQ.
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