Pablo Picasso - The Estate of Mrs. Harry N. Abrams New York Wednesday, April 7, 2010 | Phillips

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  • Artist Biography

    Pablo Picasso

    Spanish • 1881 - 1973

    One of the most dominant and influential artists of the 20th century, Pablo Picasso was a master of endless reinvention. While significantly contributing to the movements of Surrealism, Neoclassicism and Expressionism, he is best known for pioneering the groundbreaking movement of Cubism alongside fellow artist Georges Braque in the 1910s. In his practice, he drew on African and Iberian visual culture as well as the developments in the fast-changing world around him.

    Throughout his long and prolific career, the Spanish-born artist consistently pushed the boundaries of art to new extremes. Picasso's oeuvre is famously characterized by a radical diversity of styles, ranging from his early forays in Cubism to his Classical Period and his later more gestural expressionist work, and a diverse array of media including printmaking, drawing, ceramics and sculpture as well as theater sets and costumes designs. 

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Jeune peintre a son chevalet, for Le goût du Bonheur

Etching, on Arches paper.
8 1/8 x 5 3/4 in. (20.6 x 14.6 cm).
Signed in pencil, from the edition of 105, published for deluxe copies of the book by Jean Marcenac, published by Editions Cercle d'Art, Paris, Harry N. Abrams Inc., New York and Carl Schünemann, Bremen.

$2,000 - 3,000 

Sold for $9,375

The Estate of Mrs. Harry N. Abrams

7 April 2010
New York