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Pablo Picasso

Portrait of Marcel Boudin, 1939

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4 1/2 × 10 1/10 in
11.5 × 25.7 cm
€5,200
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Pablo Picasso (1881-1973)
Portrait of Marcel Boudin, 1939

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Pablo Picasso (1881-1973)
Portrait of Marcel Boudin, 1939

Dry point

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Limited edition of 10 copies.
Signed in pencil on the lower right.

Paper dimensions: 11.5 x 25.7 cm
Plate dimensions: 8 x 17.9 cm
A few spots in the lower margin.

Marcel Boudin was Picasso's driver.
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Hand-signed by artist, Signed
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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Pablo Picasso (1881-1973)
Portrait of Marcel Boudin, 1939

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Limited edition of …
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Pablo Picasso (1881-1973)
Portrait of Marcel Boudin, 1939

Dry point

Proof prior

Limited edition of 10 copies.
Signed in pencil on the lower right.

Paper dimensions: 11.5 x 25.7 cm
Plate dimensions: 8 x 17.9 cm
A few spots in the lower margin.

Marcel Boudin was Picasso's driver.
Medium
Print
Signature
Hand-signed by artist, Signed
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 of Marcel Boudin, 1939

Dry point
4 1/2 × 10 1/10 in
11.5 × 25.7 cm
€5,200
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