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Pablo Picasso

Portrait de Jacqueline, 1956

Lithograph on Arches paper
22 × 16 in
55.9 × 40.6 cm
Edition 97/100
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Sheet measures: 26.25 h x 19.75 w inches.

Dated in stone to upper right '4.12.56'. Arches …

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Sheet measures: 26.25 h x 19.75 w inches.

Dated in stone to upper right '4.12.56'. Arches watermark to left edge. This work is number 97 from the edition of 100 printed by J. Berto and published by H. Matarasso, Nice, France. The same illustration was also used for a poster of the exhibition, Picasso: Un …

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Signed to lower right 'Picasso'. Numbered to lower left '97/100'.
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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About the work
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Sheet measures: 26.25 h x 19.75 w inches.

Dated in stone to upper right '4.12.56'. Arches …

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Sheet measures: 26.25 h x 19.75 w inches.

Dated in stone to upper right '4.12.56'. Arches watermark to left edge. This work is number 97 from the edition of 100 printed by J. Berto and published by H. Matarasso, Nice, France. The same illustration was also used for a poster of the exhibition, Picasso: Un …

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Medium
Print
Signature
Signed to lower right 'Picasso'. Numbered to lower left '97/100'.
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

Portrait de Jacqueline, 1956

Lithograph on Arches paper
22 × 16 in
55.9 × 40.6 cm
Edition 97/100
Bidding closed
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