Pablo Picasso, ‘Le Viol - From "La Suite Vollard"’, 1931, Wallector
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Pablo Picasso

Le Viol - From "La Suite Vollard", 1931

Etching
14 4/5 × 19 7/10 in
37.5 × 50 cm
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Wallector
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Hand signed in pencil. From "La suite Vollard".
Catalogue Bloch n. 142.
The Vollard Suite …

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Hand signed in pencil.
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The Vollard Suite
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 Viol - From "La Suite Vollard"’, 1931, Wallector
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Hand signed in pencil. From "La suite Vollard".
Catalogue Bloch n. 142.
The Vollard Suite is a set of 100 etchings realized by Pablo Picasso between 1930-1937. These etchings , commissioned by Ambroise Vollard, are in a neoclassical style.
Image Dimensions : 22 x 31.2 cm

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Print
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Hand signed in pencil.
Series
The Vollard Suite
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 Viol - From "La Suite Vollard", 1931

Etching
14 4/5 × 19 7/10 in
37.5 × 50 cm
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Location
Only Exhibition
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