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Pablo Picasso

Le Chval (Le Cheval) (The Horse), 1936

Sugarlift aquatint, scraper and drypoint
14 1/4 × 11 in
36.2 × 27.9 cm
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John Szoke
New York
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Sugarlift aquatint, scraper and drypoint printed on imperial japan
From Eaux Fortes Originales pour …

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Sugarlift aquatint, scraper and drypoint printed on imperial japan
From Eaux Fortes Originales pour des Textes de Buffon, edition of 226
Numbered 24 on the justification page
Printed by Lacourière, Paris, 1942
Published by Martin Fabiani, Paris, 1942
Image: 10 5/8 x 8 3/16 inches
Sheet: 14 1/4 x 11 inches
(Bloch 328) (Baer …

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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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Sugarlift aquatint, scraper and drypoint printed on imperial japan
From Eaux Fortes Originales pour …

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Sugarlift aquatint, scraper and drypoint printed on imperial japan
From Eaux Fortes Originales pour des Textes de Buffon, edition of 226
Numbered 24 on the justification page
Printed by Lacourière, Paris, 1942
Published by Martin Fabiani, Paris, 1942
Image: 10 5/8 x 8 3/16 inches
Sheet: 14 1/4 x 11 inches
(Bloch 328) (Baer …

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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.

Pablo Picasso

Le Chval (Le Cheval) (The Horse), 1936

Sugarlift aquatint, scraper and drypoint
14 1/4 × 11 in
36.2 × 27.9 cm
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location
New York
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