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Pablo Picasso

Eleven Plates from Les bleus de Barcelone, 1963

Chromolithographs on paper
21 1/5 × 16 3/10 in
53.8 × 41.4 cm
Edition of 500
This is part of a limited edition set.
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Skinner

Presented in the original cloth-covered portfolio box with Picasso design printed on face.

Edition …

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Presented in the original cloth-covered portfolio box with Picasso design printed on face.

Edition of 500 plus proofs.

Medium
Drawing, Collage or other Work on Paper
Signature
Identified and numbered "372" on the colophon, each numbered "372/500" in pencil on the mount.
Publisher
Au Vent d'Arles, Paris
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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Presented in the original cloth-covered portfolio box with Picasso design printed on face.

Edition …

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Presented in the original cloth-covered portfolio box with Picasso design printed on face.

Edition of 500 plus proofs.

Medium
Drawing, Collage or other Work on Paper
Signature
Identified and numbered "372" on the colophon, each numbered "372/500" in pencil on the mount.
Publisher
Au Vent d'Arles, Paris
Pablo Picasso
Spanish, 1881–1973
Follow

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

Eleven Plates from Les bleus de Barcelone, 1963

Chromolithographs on paper
21 1/5 × 16 3/10 in
53.8 × 41.4 cm
Edition of 500
This is part of a limited edition set.
Bidding closed
Want to sell a work by this artist? Consign with Artsy.
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