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Pablo Picasso

Demenagement, ou Charrette Revolutionnaire, 1968

Etching and aquatint on paper
11 × 15 2/5 in
27.9 × 39.1 cm
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Toronto
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Odon Wagner Gallery
Toronto
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Created on 30 June 1968 I, plate 197, from the 347 series, etching and aquatint, signed in pencil …

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Created on 30 June 1968 I, plate 197, from the 347 series, etching and aquatint, signed in pencil and numbered 43/50, on Rives BFK wove paper. Bloch 1677, Baer 1693.

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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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Created on 30 June 1968 I, plate 197, from the 347 series, etching and aquatint, signed in pencil …

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Created on 30 June 1968 I, plate 197, from the 347 series, etching and aquatint, signed in pencil and numbered 43/50, on Rives BFK wove paper. Bloch 1677, Baer 1693.

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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

Demenagement, ou Charrette Revolutionnaire, 1968

Etching and aquatint on paper
11 × 15 2/5 in
27.9 × 39.1 cm
Contact For Price
Location
Toronto
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