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Pablo Picasso

Dove of Peace, 1961

Offset lithograph in colors on wove paper
20 × 26 in
50.8 × 66 cm
Edition 61/200
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Condition Report: Moderate light and time staining to the edges and the verso; non archivally …

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Condition Report: Moderate light and time staining to the edges and the verso; non archivally hinged to the corners; three horizontal creases to the center left. Matted and framed under glass. Framed Dimensions 28 X 40 Inches

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Signed and numbered in blue pencil along lower edge
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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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Condition Report: Moderate light and time staining to the edges and the verso; non archivally …

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Condition Report: Moderate light and time staining to the edges and the verso; non archivally hinged to the corners; three horizontal creases to the center left. Matted and framed under glass. Framed Dimensions 28 X 40 Inches

Signature
Signed and numbered in blue pencil along lower edge
Image rights
Courtesy of Heritage Auctions
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

Dove of Peace, 1961

Offset lithograph in colors on wove paper
20 × 26 in
50.8 × 66 cm
Edition 61/200
Bidding closed
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