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Pablo Picasso

Tête de Bouffon, Carnaval, 1965

Color linocut print on Arches paper
25 × 20 1/2 in
63.5 × 52.1 cm
Edition 71/160
This is part of a limited edition set.
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Inspired by Primitivism and developments in the world around him, Picasso contributed significantly …

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Inspired by Primitivism and developments in the world around him, Picasso contributed significantly to a number of artistic movements. 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. Linocut, from …

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Published by Le Patriote, Nice

Image: 25" x 20.5"; Sheet (vis.): 27.25" x …

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Published by Le Patriote, Nice

Image: 25" x 20.5"; Sheet (vis.): 27.25" x 22.25"; Frame: 38" x 32.5"

This lot has a 25% buyer's premium.

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Signed in pencil lower right margin of sheet beneath image; edition lower left
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Published by Le Patriote, Nice
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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Inspired by Primitivism and developments in the world around him, Picasso contributed significantly …

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Inspired by Primitivism and developments in the world around him, Picasso contributed significantly to a number of artistic movements. 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. Linocut, from …

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Los Angeles Modern Auctions (LAMA)

Published by Le Patriote, Nice

Image: 25" x 20.5"; Sheet (vis.): 27.25" x …

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Published by Le Patriote, Nice

Image: 25" x 20.5"; Sheet (vis.): 27.25" x 22.25"; Frame: 38" x 32.5"

This lot has a 25% buyer's premium.

Medium
Print
Signature
Signed in pencil lower right margin of sheet beneath image; edition lower left
Publisher
Published by Le Patriote, Nice
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

Tête de Bouffon, Carnaval, 1965

Color linocut print on Arches paper
25 × 20 1/2 in
63.5 × 52.1 cm
Edition 71/160
This is part of a limited edition set.
Bidding closed
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