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Pablo Picasso

'Minotaure aveugle guidé par Marie-Thérèse au Pigeon dans une Nuit étoilée' from the 'Suite Vollard', 1934

Aquatint, scraper, burnisher and burin
9 9/10 × 13 3/5 in
25.1 × 34.6 cm
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Frederick Mulder
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An impression from the edition of 260, also called the regular edition or the small margin edition.

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An impression from the edition of 260, also called the regular edition or the small margin edition.

Inscribed '383' in pencil lower left corner.

Watermark: Picasso.

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Drawing, Collage or other Work on Paper
Signature
Signed in pencil.
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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An impression from the edition of 260, also called the regular edition or the small margin edition.

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An impression from the edition of 260, also called the regular edition or the small margin edition.

Inscribed '383' in pencil lower left corner.

Watermark: Picasso.

Medium
Drawing, Collage or other Work on Paper
Signature
Signed in pencil.
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

'Minotaure aveugle guidé par Marie-Thérèse au Pigeon dans une Nuit étoilée' from the 'Suite Vollard', 1934

Aquatint, scraper, burnisher and burin
9 9/10 × 13 3/5 in
25.1 × 34.6 cm
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