Pablo Picasso, ‘PROFIL DE JACQUELINE (SEE A.R. 309)’, conceived in 1956 and executed after 1967, Doyle
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Pablo Picasso

PROFIL DE JACQUELINE (SEE A.R. 309), conceived in 1956 and executed after 1967

23 kt. gold medallion
2 × 2 1/16 in
5.1 × 5.2 cm
Edition 8/20
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Conceived in 1956 and executed after 1967, with stamped signature, number 8/20, François and Pierre …

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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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Conceived in 1956 and executed after 1967, with stamped signature, number 8/20, François and Pierre Hugo hallmark and reference number 1412 and French assay mark on the reverse, with original fitted wood presentation box.

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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

PROFIL DE JACQUELINE (SEE A.R. 309), conceived in 1956 and executed after 1967

23 kt. gold medallion
2 × 2 1/16 in
5.1 × 5.2 cm
Edition 8/20
Bidding closed
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