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Pablo Picasso, ‘Taureau et Cheval, from Le Chef-d'Oeuvre Inconnu, by Honoré de Balzac’, 1934, Skinner
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Pablo Picasso

Taureau et Cheval, from Le Chef-d'Oeuvre Inconnu, by Honoré de Balzac, 1934

Etching on Van Gelder Zonen wove paper with partial watermark
7 3/4 × 11 in
19.7 × 27.9 cm
Edition of 99
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The sheet measures 15 1/4 x 20 inches, and is hinged with three white cloth tape hinges along the …

The sheet measures 15 1/4 x 20 inches, and is hinged with three white cloth tape hinges along the upper edge. Pencil annotations to verso.

From the edition of 99 aside from the full book

Framed.

Condition: Full sheet with deckled edges, unobtrusively light-struck and brown ink faded, mat burn. --Courtesy of Skinner

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Signed "Picasso" in brown ink l.r., numbered "23/99" in brown ink l.l.
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, ‘Taureau et Cheval, from Le Chef-d'Oeuvre Inconnu, by Honoré de Balzac’, 1934, Skinner
Pablo Picasso, ‘Taureau et Cheval, from Le Chef-d'Oeuvre Inconnu, by Honoré de Balzac’, 1934, Skinner
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About the work
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The sheet measures 15 1/4 x 20 inches, and is hinged with three white cloth tape hinges along the …

The sheet measures 15 1/4 x 20 inches, and is hinged with three white cloth tape hinges along the upper edge. Pencil annotations to verso.

From the edition of 99 aside from the full book

Framed.

Condition: Full sheet with deckled edges, unobtrusively light-struck and brown ink faded, mat burn. --Courtesy of Skinner

Medium
Print
Signature
Signed "Picasso" in brown ink l.r., numbered "23/99" in brown ink l.l.
Pablo Picasso
Spanish, 1881–1973
Follow

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

Taureau et Cheval, from Le Chef-d'Oeuvre Inconnu, by Honoré de Balzac, 1934

Etching on Van Gelder Zonen wove paper with partial watermark
7 3/4 × 11 in
19.7 × 27.9 cm
Edition of 99
Bidding closed
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