Pablo Picasso, ‘Lysistrata’, 1934, Phillips
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Pablo Picasso

Lysistrata, 1934

The complete set of six etchings (one with drypoint), with text, title page, reproductions and justification, on BFK Rives paper, with full margins, bound (as issued), with the original paper-covered boards contained in the original blue cloth-bound dust jacket.
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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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book 30 x 24 x 2 cm (11 3/4 x 9 1/2 x 0 3/4 in.)

Including Serment des femmes (The Oath of the Women), Couple et enfant (Couple and …

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Signed in pencil and numbered '422' in brown crayon on the justification, from the book edition of 1500 (there was also a deluxe edition of …
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

Lysistrata, 1934

The complete set of six etchings (one with drypoint), with text, title page, reproductions and justification, on BFK Rives paper, with full margins, bound (as issued), with the original paper-covered boards contained in the original blue cloth-bound dust jacket.
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