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Pablo Picasso

Nature morte au Compotier, 1945

Lithograph on wove paper, with full margins
9 7/8 × 14 in
25.1 × 35.6 cm
Edition of 18
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Condition Report: Light discoloration; mild foxing spot in the lower margin; early signs of toning …

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Condition Report: Light discoloration; mild foxing spot in the lower margin; early signs of toning along edges.Non archivally mounted on all four corners. Unframed

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Stamped with Marina Picasso's estate stamp verso
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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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Condition Report: Light discoloration; mild foxing spot in the lower margin; early signs of toning …

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Condition Report: Light discoloration; mild foxing spot in the lower margin; early signs of toning along edges.Non archivally mounted on all four corners. Unframed

Medium
Print
Signature
Stamped with Marina Picasso's estate stamp verso
Image rights
Courtesy of Heritage Auctions
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

Nature morte au Compotier, 1945

Lithograph on wove paper, with full margins
9 7/8 × 14 in
25.1 × 35.6 cm
Edition of 18
Bidding closed
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