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Pablo Picasso

Pourvu qu'on ait l'ivresse..., plate 282 from 347 Gravures, 1968

Etching on wove paper
Edition 22/50
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Edition of 50, published by Galerie Louise Leiris, Paris (Bloch, 1762; Baer et al., 1779Bb1).

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Edition of 50, published by Galerie Louise Leiris, Paris (Bloch, 1762; Baer et al., 1779Bb1).

Plate size 4.625 x 3.375 in. (11.7 x 8.5 cm), framed.

Condition: Deckled edges, image gently light-toned, pencil annotations to verso.
The sheet measures 13 x 10 1/8 inches. Tiny thinned spots near lower corners, verso, …

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Signed "Picasso" in pencil l.r., numbered "22/50" in pencil l.l., dated "18.8.68 I" (in reverse) within the plate, identified on a … Read more
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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Edition of 50, published by Galerie Louise Leiris, Paris (Bloch, 1762; Baer et al., 1779Bb1).

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Edition of 50, published by Galerie Louise Leiris, Paris (Bloch, 1762; Baer et al., 1779Bb1).

Plate size 4.625 x 3.375 in. (11.7 x 8.5 cm), framed.

Condition: Deckled edges, image gently light-toned, pencil annotations to verso.
The sheet measures 13 x 10 1/8 inches. Tiny thinned spots near lower corners, verso, …

Read more
Medium
Print
Signature
Signed "Picasso" in pencil l.r., numbered "22/50" in pencil l.l., dated "18.8.68 I" (in reverse) within the plate, identified on a … Read more
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

Pourvu qu'on ait l'ivresse..., plate 282 from 347 Gravures, 1968

Etching on wove paper
Edition 22/50
Bidding closed
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