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Pablo Picasso

Peintre longiligne avec des Femmes, dont une petite Pisseuse, from: Séries 347, 1968

Etching on wove paper
22 1/5 × 25 2/5 in
56.3 × 64.5 cm
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Signed in pencil, numbered 31/50 (there were also 17 artist's proofs), published by Galerie L. …

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Signed in pencil, numbered 31/50 (there were also 17 artist's proofs), published by Galerie L. Leiris, 1969, the full sheet, pale light-staining, some scattered foxing at the lower sheet edge, otherwise in good condition

Plate 410 x 495 mm., Sheet 563 x 645 mm.

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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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Signed in pencil, numbered 31/50 (there were also 17 artist's proofs), published by Galerie L. …

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Signed in pencil, numbered 31/50 (there were also 17 artist's proofs), published by Galerie L. Leiris, 1969, the full sheet, pale light-staining, some scattered foxing at the lower sheet edge, otherwise in good condition

Plate 410 x 495 mm., Sheet 563 x 645 mm.

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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

Peintre longiligne avec des Femmes, dont une petite Pisseuse, from: Séries 347, 1968

Etching on wove paper
22 1/5 × 25 2/5 in
56.3 × 64.5 cm
Bidding closed
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