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Pablo Picasso

La Femme au Fauteuil, 1947

Lithograph
18 1/2 × 12 3/5 in
47 × 32 cm
Edition 46/50
This is part of a limited edition set.
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Fort Lauderdale
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New River Fine Art
Fort Lauderdale
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This original lithograph, La Femme au Fauteuil, 16.2.1947 (Woman in the Armchair) was created …

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This original lithograph, La Femme au Fauteuil, 16.2.1947 (Woman in the Armchair) was created February 16, 1947 and so dated in the lithographic stone. Printed on Arches paper, it is numbered from the edition of 50 and signed in red crayon.

“Femme au Fauteuil” is considered to be one of Picasso’s graphic masterpieces …

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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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This original lithograph, La Femme au Fauteuil, 16.2.1947 (Woman in the Armchair) was created …

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This original lithograph, La Femme au Fauteuil, 16.2.1947 (Woman in the Armchair) was created February 16, 1947 and so dated in the lithographic stone. Printed on Arches paper, it is numbered from the edition of 50 and signed in red crayon.

“Femme au Fauteuil” is considered to be one of Picasso’s graphic masterpieces …

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Medium
Print
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 Femme au Fauteuil, 1947

Lithograph
18 1/2 × 12 3/5 in
47 × 32 cm
Edition 46/50
This is part of a limited edition set.
Sold
Location
Fort Lauderdale
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