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Pablo Picasso

Sculpteur et son Modèle devant une Fenêtre, 1933

Etching on Montval laid paper
7 1/2 × 10 1/2 in
19.1 × 26.7 cm
Edition of 260
This is part of a limited edition set.
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With the Vollard watermark; work is hinged to the mount at the top edge verso, matted and framed …

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With the Vollard watermark; work is hinged to the mount at the top edge verso, matted and framed under glass; there is mat burn in the margins, with a few spots of light foxing, as well as remnants of old hinges to the reverse top edge; overall in apparently very good condition. Unframed.

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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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With the Vollard watermark; work is hinged to the mount at the top edge verso, matted and framed …

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With the Vollard watermark; work is hinged to the mount at the top edge verso, matted and framed under glass; there is mat burn in the margins, with a few spots of light foxing, as well as remnants of old hinges to the reverse top edge; overall in apparently very good condition. Unframed.

Medium
Print
Signature
Signed in pencil in lower margin
Image rights
Courtesy of Heritage Auctions
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

Sculpteur et son Modèle devant une Fenêtre, 1933

Etching on Montval laid paper
7 1/2 × 10 1/2 in
19.1 × 26.7 cm
Edition of 260
This is part of a limited edition set.
Bidding closed
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