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Pablo Picasso

Taureau et Picador, 1959

Linocut
25 1/4 × 21 in
64.1 × 53.3 cm
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Christopher-Clark Fine Art
San Francisco
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Picasso, Pablo
(Spanish, 1881-1973)

TAUREAU ET PICADOR

Original linocut printed in three colors …

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Picasso, Pablo
(Spanish, 1881-1973)

TAUREAU ET PICADOR

Original linocut printed in three colors (brown, black, beige) from one block on wove paper bearing the “ARCHES” block letter watermark.

A superb impression of Geiser/Baer’s second and final state, from the edition of 50 (there were 20 additional signed proofs for …

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Hand-signed in pencil in the margin lower right Picasso.
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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Picasso, Pablo
(Spanish, 1881-1973)

TAUREAU ET PICADOR

Original linocut printed in three colors …

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Picasso, Pablo
(Spanish, 1881-1973)

TAUREAU ET PICADOR

Original linocut printed in three colors (brown, black, beige) from one block on wove paper bearing the “ARCHES” block letter watermark.

A superb impression of Geiser/Baer’s second and final state, from the edition of 50 (there were 20 additional signed proofs for …

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Medium
Print
Signature
Hand-signed in pencil in the margin lower right Picasso.
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 Picador, 1959

Linocut
25 1/4 × 21 in
64.1 × 53.3 cm
Sold
Location
San Francisco
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