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Pablo Picasso

Weeping Woman in Front of a Wall, 1937

13 5/8 × 9 in
34.6 × 22.9 cm
This is part of a limited edition set.
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Christopher-Clark Fine Art
San Francisco
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Original aquatint, drypoint and scraper printed in black ink on Auvergne laid paper bearing the …

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Original aquatint, drypoint and scraper printed in black ink on Auvergne laid paper bearing the “Richard de Bas” watermark

Signed with the artist’s estate stamp signature in black ink in the margin lower right, dated in the plate (in reverse) upper right.

A superb impression of Geiser/Baer’s second and final state, …

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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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Original aquatint, drypoint and scraper printed in black ink on Auvergne laid paper bearing the …

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Original aquatint, drypoint and scraper printed in black ink on Auvergne laid paper bearing the “Richard de Bas” watermark

Signed with the artist’s estate stamp signature in black ink in the margin lower right, dated in the plate (in reverse) upper right.

A superb impression of Geiser/Baer’s second and final state, …

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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.

Pablo Picasso

Weeping Woman in Front of a Wall, 1937

13 5/8 × 9 in
34.6 × 22.9 cm
This is part of a limited edition set.
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Location
San Francisco
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