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Pablo Picasso

Le théatre de Picasso: Eros et les femmes (Picasso's Theater: Eros and Women), 1970

Etching and scraper
20 1/8 × 25 1/4 in
51.1 × 64.1 cm
This is part of a limited edition set.
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R. S. Johnson Fine Art
Chicago
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Over his lifetime, Picasso created various suites of graphic works.  The first of these was the …
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Over his lifetime, Picasso created various suites of graphic works.  The first of these was the group of fourteen etchings called the Saltimbanques, executed in 1904 -1905 and published by Ambroise Vollard in 1913. A second group, dating from 1930-1936, totaled ninety-seven relatively unrelated and separately …
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Signed with signature stamp, annotated: E. A. (épreuve d’artiste), numbered IX/XV
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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R. S. Johnson Fine Art
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Over his lifetime, Picasso created various suites of graphic works.  The first of these was the …
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Over his lifetime, Picasso created various suites of graphic works.  The first of these was the group of fourteen etchings called the Saltimbanques, executed in 1904 -1905 and published by Ambroise Vollard in 1913. A second group, dating from 1930-1936, totaled ninety-seven relatively unrelated and separately …
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Medium
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Signed with signature stamp, annotated: E. A. (épreuve d’artiste), numbered IX/XV
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 théatre de Picasso: Eros et les femmes (Picasso's Theater: Eros and Women), 1970

Etching and scraper
20 1/8 × 25 1/4 in
51.1 × 64.1 cm
This is part of a limited edition set.
Contact For Price
Location
Chicago
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