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Pablo Picasso

Jeune Femme (from Lithographies pour le centenaire de l'imprimerie Mourlot), 1949

Lithograph
17 1/2 × 11 33/40 in
44.5 × 30 cm
Edition 63/75
This is part of a limited edition set.
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Condition Report: Foxing through out; mat burns around all edges; staining lower edge. Framed …

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Printed photogravure dedication: "A Mourlot pour son centenaire, Picasso, 25.2.53".
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Published by Fernand Mourlot in 1952
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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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Condition Report: Foxing through out; mat burns around all edges; staining lower edge. Framed Dimensions: 33.75 X 27.75 Inches

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Printed photogravure dedication: "A Mourlot pour son centenaire, Picasso, 25.2.53".
Publisher
Published by Fernand Mourlot in 1952
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Courtesy of Heritage Auctions
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

Jeune Femme (from Lithographies pour le centenaire de l'imprimerie Mourlot), 1949

Lithograph
17 1/2 × 11 33/40 in
44.5 × 30 cm
Edition 63/75
This is part of a limited edition set.
Bidding closed
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