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Pablo Picasso

'Pablo Picasso by Christian Zervos', 1932-1978

33 volume catalogue of over 16,000 paintings and works on paper by Pablo Picasso
12 9/10 × 44 9/10 in
32.8 × 114 cm
This is ephemera, an artifact related to the artist.
$25,000
Location
Paris
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Cahiers d'Art
Paris
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Original flexible binding, with glassine jacket. Printed in Italy. Presented in 9 Linen slipcases. …

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Original flexible binding, with glassine jacket. Printed in Italy. Presented in 9 Linen slipcases. Available in French, English and Chinese

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Books and Portfolios
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Not included
Series
Zervos
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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Original flexible binding, with glassine jacket. Printed in Italy. Presented in 9 Linen slipcases. …

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Original flexible binding, with glassine jacket. Printed in Italy. Presented in 9 Linen slipcases. Available in French, English and Chinese

Medium
Books and Portfolios
Frame
Not included
Series
Zervos
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

'Pablo Picasso by Christian Zervos', 1932-1978

33 volume catalogue of over 16,000 paintings and works on paper by Pablo Picasso
12 9/10 × 44 9/10 in
32.8 × 114 cm
This is ephemera, an artifact related to the artist.
$25,000
Location
Paris
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