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Pablo Picasso, ‘L'Italienne (d'après le tableau de Victor Orsel)’, 1953, John Szoke
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Pablo Picasso

L'Italienne (d'après le tableau de Victor Orsel), 1953

Lithograph
25 1/10 × 19 1/2 in
63.8 × 49.5 cm
This is part of a limited edition set.
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John Szoke
New York

Lithograph with scraper printed on Arches with Arches watermark
From the edition of 50 of the second …

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Signed by the artist in pencil, lower right
Publisher
Galerie Louise Leiris
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'Italienne (d'après le tableau de Victor Orsel)’, 1953, John Szoke
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John Szoke
New York

Lithograph with scraper printed on Arches with Arches watermark
From the edition of 50 of the second state
Signed by the artist in pencil, lower right
Numbered 13/50 in pencil, lower left
Printed by Mourlot, 1955
Published by Galerie Louise Leiris, 1955
Image: 17 1/2 x 15 inches
Sheet: 25 1/8 x 19 1/2 inches
Framed: 32 3/8 x …

Medium
Print
Signature
Signed by the artist in pencil, lower right
Publisher
Galerie Louise Leiris
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'Italienne (d'après le tableau de Victor Orsel), 1953

Lithograph
25 1/10 × 19 1/2 in
63.8 × 49.5 cm
This is part of a limited edition set.
Contact For Price
Location
New York
Have a question? Visit our help center.
Want to sell a work by this artist? Consign with Artsy.
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