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Pablo Picasso

Head Actor - The Dancer (Tete D'Histrion- Le Danseur), 1965

Linoleum cut printed in black and red
29 1/4 × 21 in
74.3 × 53.3 cm
Edition of 200
This is part of a limited edition set.
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From the edition of 200 Numbered in pencil in lower left margin printed by the Museum - Musee des …

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From the edition of 200 Numbered in pencil in lower left margin printed by the Museum - Musee des Augustins de Toulouse. Printed on Arches paper B.1849; BA.1360

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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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From the edition of 200 Numbered in pencil in lower left margin printed by the Museum - Musee des …

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From the edition of 200 Numbered in pencil in lower left margin printed by the Museum - Musee des Augustins de Toulouse. Printed on Arches paper B.1849; BA.1360

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Print
Signature
Signed in pencil, lower right margin
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

Head Actor - The Dancer (Tete D'Histrion- Le Danseur), 1965

Linoleum cut printed in black and red
29 1/4 × 21 in
74.3 × 53.3 cm
Edition of 200
This is part of a limited edition set.
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