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Pablo Picasso

Tête de Femme (Françoise), January 9-1945

Original etching, drypoint and aquatint printed in black ink on wove paper bearing the “ARCHES” watermark
12 3/4 × 9 7/8 in
32.4 × 25.1 cm
Edition of 110
This is part of a limited edition set.
$15,000 - 20,000
location
Boston
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Galerie d'Orsay
Boston
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A superb impression of Baer’s fifth and final state, printed after the beveling of the edges and …

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A superb impression of Baer’s fifth and final state, printed after the beveling of the edges and steelfacing of the plate, from the edition of 110 issued as the frontispiece in the book Cinque Sonnets de Pétrarque, published by A La Fountaine de Vaucluse, Paris, 1947; printed by Roger Lacourière, Paris.

Medium
Print
Condition
In excellent condition, printed on a full sheet.
Signature
Dated in the plate upper right “9 Janvier / 45” (in reverse). , not signed
Certificate of authenticity
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Frame
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Series
Cinque Sonnets de Pétrarque
Publisher
Published by A La Fountaine de Vaucluse, Paris, 1947; printed by Roger Lacourière, Paris.
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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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A superb impression of Baer’s fifth and final state, printed after the beveling of the edges and …

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A superb impression of Baer’s fifth and final state, printed after the beveling of the edges and steelfacing of the plate, from the edition of 110 issued as the frontispiece in the book Cinque Sonnets de Pétrarque, published by A La Fountaine de Vaucluse, Paris, 1947; printed by Roger Lacourière, Paris.

Medium
Print
Condition
In excellent condition, printed on a full sheet.
Signature
Dated in the plate upper right “9 Janvier / 45” (in reverse). , not signed
Certificate of authenticity
Included
Frame
Included
Series
Cinque Sonnets de Pétrarque
Publisher
Published by A La Fountaine de Vaucluse, Paris, 1947; printed by Roger Lacourière, Paris.
Price ranges of small prints by Pablo Picasso
Learn more
Browse works in this category
$9,000+
This work
$0
$9,450+
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

Tête de Femme (Françoise), January 9-1945

Original etching, drypoint and aquatint printed in black ink on wove paper bearing the “ARCHES” watermark
12 3/4 × 9 7/8 in
32.4 × 25.1 cm
Edition of 110
This is part of a limited edition set.
$15,000 - 20,000
location
Boston
Certificate
Certificate of authenticity
This work includes a certificate of authenticity.
Have a question? Read our FAQ.
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