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Pablo Picasso, ‘Famille, têtes laurées : Quatre personnages’, 1956, HELENE BAILLY GALLERY
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Pablo Picasso

Famille, têtes laurées : Quatre personnages, 1956

Nine painted and glazed ceramic tiles
12 1/10 × 12 1/10 in
30.8 × 30.8 cm
This is a unique work.
€155,000
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HELENE BAILLY GALLERY
Paris

Certificate of authenticity issued by Mr. Claude Ruiz-Picasso dated October 1st 2013.

Certificate of authenticity issued by Mr. Claude Ruiz-Picasso dated October 1st 2013.

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Dated upper left: 8.8.56
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, ‘Famille, têtes laurées : Quatre personnages’, 1956, HELENE BAILLY GALLERY
Pablo Picasso, ‘Famille, têtes laurées : Quatre personnages’, 1956, HELENE BAILLY GALLERY
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About the work
Exhibition history
Bibliography
Provenance
HELENE BAILLY GALLERY
Paris

Certificate of authenticity issued by Mr. Claude Ruiz-Picasso dated October 1st 2013.

Certificate of authenticity issued by Mr. Claude Ruiz-Picasso dated October 1st 2013.

Medium
Design/Decorative Art
Signature
Dated upper left: 8.8.56
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

Famille, têtes laurées : Quatre personnages, 1956

Nine painted and glazed ceramic tiles
12 1/10 × 12 1/10 in
30.8 × 30.8 cm
This is a unique work.
€155,000
Have a question? Visit our help center.
Want to sell a work by this artist? Consign with Artsy.
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