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Pablo Picasso

La Colombe De La Paix, 1961

Lithograph
14 4/5 × 22 in
37.7 × 55.8 cm
This is part of a limited edition set.
£1,500
location
Brighton
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An iconic and charming lithograph printed in colours, 1961, on Velin d'Arches wove paper. …

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An iconic and charming lithograph printed in colours, 1961, on Velin d'Arches wove paper. Produced to illustrate the poster for the forthcoming Congress for World Peace and disarmament meetings that happened across the world in 1962 (see below for the final poster)

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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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An iconic and charming lithograph printed in colours, 1961, on Velin d'Arches wove paper. …

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An iconic and charming lithograph printed in colours, 1961, on Velin d'Arches wove paper. Produced to illustrate the poster for the forthcoming Congress for World Peace and disarmament meetings that happened across the world in 1962 (see below for the final poster)

Medium
Print
Signature
Signed within the plate
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

La Colombe De La Paix, 1961

Lithograph
14 4/5 × 22 in
37.7 × 55.8 cm
This is part of a limited edition set.
£1,500
location
Brighton
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