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Pablo Picasso

Exposition Vallauris [BLOCH 1301], 1964

Linocut in brown on Arches wove
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A proof aside from the numbered edition of 168, with Marina Picasso inkstamp to verso, printed by …

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A proof aside from the numbered edition of 168, with Marina Picasso inkstamp to verso, printed by Arnéra, Vallauris, sheet 75.2 x 62cm (unframed) (ARR)

B.1301; BA.1354; CZW.53

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With artist's stamped signature, inscribed 'Maquette pour le tirage' in pencil
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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Roseberys

A proof aside from the numbered edition of 168, with Marina Picasso inkstamp to verso, printed by …

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A proof aside from the numbered edition of 168, with Marina Picasso inkstamp to verso, printed by Arnéra, Vallauris, sheet 75.2 x 62cm (unframed) (ARR)

B.1301; BA.1354; CZW.53

Medium
Print
Signature
With artist's stamped signature, inscribed 'Maquette pour le tirage' in pencil
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 [BLOCH 1301], 1964

Linocut in brown on Arches wove
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