Pablo Picasso, ‘Exposition Vallauris (B. 1257; Czwiklitzer 11)’, 1952, Print, Linocut, on cream wove paper, Doyle
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Pablo Picasso

Exposition Vallauris (B. 1257; Czwiklitzer 11), 1952

Linocut, on cream wove paper
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Framed.

Sheet: 26 x 20 inches; 660 x 508 mm.

Condition: Lightstain and matstain, some creasing, …

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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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Framed.

Sheet: 26 x 20 inches; 660 x 508 mm.

Condition: Lightstain and matstain, some creasing, some tears and small losses at sheet edges (longest tear 5/8 inch), an approximately 3/8 x 1/4 inch detached area from top right sheet edge, some unobtrusive toning from four small hinges at top, two unobtrusive pinholes …

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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.

Pablo Picasso

Exposition Vallauris (B. 1257; Czwiklitzer 11), 1952

Linocut, on cream wove paper
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