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Pablo Picasso

L’homme à la guitare, 1915

Drypoint on Japon paper
10 7/8 × 7 1/2 in
27.6 × 19.1 cm
Edition 76/100 + 15AP
This is part of a limited edition set.
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A very good impression of Baer's ninth (final) state, signed in pencil, numbered 76/100 (there …

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A very good impression of Baer's ninth (final) state, signed in pencil, numbered 76/100 (there were also fifteen artist's proofs), published by Edition Marcel Guiot, Paris, 1929, with wide margins (a deckle edge at the lower and right sheet edge), uneven mat staining, minor surface soiling in places in the …

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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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A very good impression of Baer's ninth (final) state, signed in pencil, numbered 76/100 (there …

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A very good impression of Baer's ninth (final) state, signed in pencil, numbered 76/100 (there were also fifteen artist's proofs), published by Edition Marcel Guiot, Paris, 1929, with wide margins (a deckle edge at the lower and right sheet edge), uneven mat staining, minor surface soiling in places in the …

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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 guitare, 1915

Drypoint on Japon paper
10 7/8 × 7 1/2 in
27.6 × 19.1 cm
Edition 76/100 + 15AP
This is part of a limited edition set.
Bidding closed
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