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Pablo Picasso

Le Taureau noir, 1947

Lithograph
16 × 23 3/4 in
40.6 × 60.3 cm
This is part of a limited edition set.
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John Szoke
New York
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Lithograph printed on Arches wove paper
From the edition of 50
Signed by the artist in pencil, lower …

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Lithograph printed on Arches wove paper
From the edition of 50
Signed by the artist in pencil, lower right
Dated "14 juin 46" in the stone, lower left
Numbered 7/50 in pencil, lower left
Printed by Mourlot
Published by Galerie Louise Leiris
Image/Sheet: 26 x 19 1/2 inches
Framed: 35 1/8 x 28 3/4 inches

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Signed by the artist in pencil, lower right
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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Lithograph printed on Arches wove paper
From the edition of 50
Signed by the artist in pencil, lower …

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Lithograph printed on Arches wove paper
From the edition of 50
Signed by the artist in pencil, lower right
Dated "14 juin 46" in the stone, lower left
Numbered 7/50 in pencil, lower left
Printed by Mourlot
Published by Galerie Louise Leiris
Image/Sheet: 26 x 19 1/2 inches
Framed: 35 1/8 x 28 3/4 inches

Medium
Print
Signature
Signed by the artist in pencil, lower right
Pablo Picasso
Spanish, 1881–1973
Follow

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 Taureau noir, 1947

Lithograph
16 × 23 3/4 in
40.6 × 60.3 cm
This is part of a limited edition set.
Sold
Location
New York
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