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Pablo Picasso

Les Coulisses du Tableau. Odalisque et Peintre from L Série 156, 1970

Etching, drypoint and scraper on Rives BFK paper with the artist's stamped-signature
12 1/4 × 16 1/4 in
31.1 × 41.3 cm
$14,595
Location
Northport
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About the work
LFA
LaMantia Fine Art Inc.
Northport
Medium
Mixed Media
Signature
Etching, drypoint and scraper, 1970, on Rives BFK paper, with the artist’s stamped-signature, number 8/50 published by Galerie Louise … 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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About the work
LFA
LaMantia Fine Art Inc.
Northport
Medium
Mixed Media
Signature
Etching, drypoint and scraper, 1970, on Rives BFK paper, with the artist’s stamped-signature, number 8/50 published by Galerie Louise … 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

Les Coulisses du Tableau. Odalisque et Peintre from L Série 156, 1970

Etching, drypoint and scraper on Rives BFK paper with the artist's stamped-signature
12 1/4 × 16 1/4 in
31.1 × 41.3 cm
$14,595
Location
Northport
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