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Pablo Picasso

LE SERMENT DE FEMMES. I (The Oath of Women. I), 1933

Original etching and drypoint printed in black ink on laid paper.
17 5/8 × 13 in
44.8 × 33 cm
Edition of 50
This is part of a limited edition set.
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Christopher-Clark Fine Art
San Francisco
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This etching is one of ten that were originally done for the 1934 edition of the play Lysistrata …

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This etching is one of ten that were originally done for the 1934 edition of the play Lysistrata that were not chosen for publication in that edition, but which were issued separately later by the Galerie Louise Leiris.

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Signed with the artist’s signature stamp in the margin lower right.
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A superb impression of Geiser/Baer’s fourth and final state of this rarely seen etching. From the edition of 50, numbered in pencil in the … Read more
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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Christopher-Clark Fine Art
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This etching is one of ten that were originally done for the 1934 edition of the play Lysistrata …

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This etching is one of ten that were originally done for the 1934 edition of the play Lysistrata that were not chosen for publication in that edition, but which were issued separately later by the Galerie Louise Leiris.

Medium
Print
Signature
Signed with the artist’s signature stamp in the margin lower right.
Series
A superb impression of Geiser/Baer’s fourth and final state of this rarely seen etching. From the edition of 50, numbered in pencil in the … Read more
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 SERMENT DE FEMMES. I (The Oath of Women. I), 1933

Original etching and drypoint printed in black ink on laid paper.
17 5/8 × 13 in
44.8 × 33 cm
Edition of 50
This is part of a limited edition set.
Contact For Price
Location
San Francisco
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