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Pablo Picasso

Femme assise (Dora Maar), 1955

Lithograph in colors on wove paper
36 1/4 × 23 1/2 in
92.1 × 59.7 cm
Edition 42/100
This is part of a limited edition set.
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The right and lower edges are deckled; overall toning with some mild foxing along the bottom edge; …

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The right and lower edges are deckled; overall toning with some mild foxing along the bottom edge; light staining along bottom edge and in upper left corner' scattered mild handling creases along left edge; one 1/4" horizontal tear to the right edge 8 inches above the lower right corner; overall this print is …

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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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The right and lower edges are deckled; overall toning with some mild foxing along the bottom edge; …

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The right and lower edges are deckled; overall toning with some mild foxing along the bottom edge; light staining along bottom edge and in upper left corner' scattered mild handling creases along left edge; one 1/4" horizontal tear to the right edge 8 inches above the lower right corner; overall this print is …

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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

Femme assise (Dora Maar), 1955

Lithograph in colors on wove paper
36 1/4 × 23 1/2 in
92.1 × 59.7 cm
Edition 42/100
This is part of a limited edition set.
Bidding closed
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