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Pablo Picasso

Young Girl Inspired by Cranach, 1949

Lithograph
25 1/2 × 19 5/8 in
64.8 × 49.8 cm
This is part of a limited edition set.
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Christopher-Clark Fine Art
San Francisco
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Original lithograph printed in black ink on wove paper.

Hand-signed in pencil lower left Picasso, …

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Original lithograph printed in black ink on wove paper.

Hand-signed in pencil lower left Picasso, dated on the stone lower right.

A superb impression of the first version of this subject of which 25 impressions were printed (there is a second version to which an ochre tint stone was added of which an additional 25 …

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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 lithograph printed in black ink on wove paper.

Hand-signed in pencil lower left Picasso, …

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Original lithograph printed in black ink on wove paper.

Hand-signed in pencil lower left Picasso, dated on the stone lower right.

A superb impression of the first version of this subject of which 25 impressions were printed (there is a second version to which an ochre tint stone was added of which an additional 25 …

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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

Young Girl Inspired by Cranach, 1949

Lithograph
25 1/2 × 19 5/8 in
64.8 × 49.8 cm
This is part of a limited edition set.
Sold
Location
San Francisco
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