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Pablo Picasso

L'homme à la fraise, 1963

Linocut in colours with extensive hand-colouring in red and blue crayon on Arches wove paper
24 3/5 × 17 2/5 in
62.5 × 44.3 cm
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PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE SPANISH COLLECTION

Signed in red and blue crayon, dedicated 'pour le …

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PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE SPANISH COLLECTION

Signed in red and blue crayon, dedicated 'pour le Docteur Stéhelin/ son ami Picasso/ le 14 Juillet 1966', a proof aside from the edition of fifty, published by Galerie L. Leiris, the full sheet, a deckle edge below, some pale time staining, otherwise in good …

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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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PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE SPANISH COLLECTION

Signed in red and blue crayon, dedicated 'pour le …

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PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE SPANISH COLLECTION

Signed in red and blue crayon, dedicated 'pour le Docteur Stéhelin/ son ami Picasso/ le 14 Juillet 1966', a proof aside from the edition of fifty, published by Galerie L. Leiris, the full sheet, a deckle edge below, some pale time staining, otherwise in good …

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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

L'homme à la fraise, 1963

Linocut in colours with extensive hand-colouring in red and blue crayon on Arches wove paper
24 3/5 × 17 2/5 in
62.5 × 44.3 cm
Bidding closed
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