Pablo Picasso, ‘Vieux Sculpteur au Travail II’, 1933, Long-Sharp Gallery
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Pablo Picasso

Vieux Sculpteur au Travail II, 1933

Etching printed on Montval laid paper with Vollard watermark
19 3/4 × 15 1/4 in
50.2 × 38.7 cm
This is part of a limited edition set.
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Indianapolis, New York
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Long-Sharp Gallery
Indianapolis, New York

This work is from Suite Vollard, large margin edition of 50.

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Hand signed lower right in pencil.
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Suite Vollard
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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Indianapolis, New York

This work is from Suite Vollard, large margin edition of 50.

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Hand signed lower right in pencil.
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Suite Vollard
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

Vieux Sculpteur au Travail II, 1933

Etching printed on Montval laid paper with Vollard watermark
19 3/4 × 15 1/4 in
50.2 × 38.7 cm
This is part of a limited edition set.
Contact For Price
Location
Indianapolis, New York
Have a question? Visit our help center.
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