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Pablo Picasso

Minotaure Mourant , 1933

Etching on paper
7 1/2 × 10 3/5 in
19.1 × 26.9 cm
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Toronto
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Odon Wagner Gallery
Toronto
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Created on 30 May 1933, plate 90 from the Vollard Suite, etching on laid Montval paper, with the …

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Created on 30 May 1933, plate 90 from the Vollard Suite, etching on laid Montval paper, with the Picasso watermark and "Galatea" watermark, from the edition of 260, printed by Lacouriere, Paris. Inscribed with inventory number "081 019" on verso (lower right). Bloch 198, Baer 366.

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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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Created on 30 May 1933, plate 90 from the Vollard Suite, etching on laid Montval paper, with the …

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Created on 30 May 1933, plate 90 from the Vollard Suite, etching on laid Montval paper, with the Picasso watermark and "Galatea" watermark, from the edition of 260, printed by Lacouriere, Paris. Inscribed with inventory number "081 019" on verso (lower right). Bloch 198, Baer 366.

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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

Minotaure Mourant , 1933

Etching on paper
7 1/2 × 10 3/5 in
19.1 × 26.9 cm
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Location
Toronto
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