Pablo Picasso, ‘Mains au poisson (Hands with Fish)’, 1953, Print, Red earthenware round dish painted in colors, with engraving and partial brushed glazed, Phillips
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Pablo Picasso

Mains au poisson (Hands with Fish), 1953

Red earthenware round dish painted in colors, with engraving and partial brushed glazed
11 7/10 in diameter
29.8 cm diameter
Edition 153/250
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Inscribed `I 117', `MADOURA', numbered 153/250 in black and with Madoura Plein Feu and Empreinte Original de Picasso pottery stamps on the …
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, ‘Mains au poisson (Hands with Fish)’, 1953, Print, Red earthenware round dish painted in colors, with engraving and partial brushed glazed, Phillips
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Inscribed `I 117', `MADOURA', numbered 153/250 in black and with Madoura Plein Feu and Empreinte Original de Picasso pottery stamps on the …
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

Mains au poisson (Hands with Fish), 1953

Red earthenware round dish painted in colors, with engraving and partial brushed glazed
11 7/10 in diameter
29.8 cm diameter
Edition 153/250
.
Bidding closed
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