Pablo Picasso, ‘Femme Assise en Pyjama de Plage (Jacques Prévert et André VIllers, Diurnes: découpages et photographies)’, 1962, Print, Linoleum cut in color on Arches wove paper, Heather James Fine Art Gallery Auction
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Pablo Picasso

Femme Assise en Pyjama de Plage (Jacques Prévert et André VIllers, Diurnes: découpages et photographies), 1962

Linoleum cut in color on Arches wove paper
23 3/4 × 18 7/8 × 1 1/8 in
60.3 × 47.9 × 2.9 cm
Edition 29/100
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Heather James Fine Art Gallery Auction

Image: 15 1/4 x 11 1/2 in.
Framed: 23 3/4 x 18 7/8 x 1 1/8 in.

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Signed L/R "Picasso"
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 en Pyjama de Plage (Jacques Prévert et André VIllers, Diurnes: découpages et photographies)’, 1962, Print, Linoleum cut in color on Arches wove paper, Heather James Fine Art Gallery Auction
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Heather James Fine Art Gallery Auction

Image: 15 1/4 x 11 1/2 in.
Framed: 23 3/4 x 18 7/8 x 1 1/8 in.

Medium
Signature
Signed L/R "Picasso"
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 en Pyjama de Plage (Jacques Prévert et André VIllers, Diurnes: découpages et photographies), 1962

Linoleum cut in color on Arches wove paper
23 3/4 × 18 7/8 × 1 1/8 in
60.3 × 47.9 × 2.9 cm
Edition 29/100
.
Bidding closed
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