Pablo Picasso - Evening & Day Editions New York Monday, April 29, 2013 | Phillips

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  • Provenance

    (AR 541) Sotheby’s London, October 13, 1993, lot 92

  • Literature

    Alain Ramié 540 (two); and 541

  • Catalogue Essay

    The plaques on these two pages were produced from an original engraved linoleum cut, and then a plaster matrix made to impress and create each object.

  • 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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Property from a Private New York Collection


Personnages et Cavalier (Figures and Cavalier): two examples; and Femme et Toreador (Women and Toreador)

Three red earthenware rectangular plaques painted in black,
all 4 x 6 3/8 in (10.2 x 16.2 cm) (one vertical)
all incised numbered 43/500, 120/500 and 155/500 respectively and with Madoura Plein Feu and Empreinte Original de Picasso pottery stamps on the reverse, one cavalier with a small loss at upper edge, otherwise all in very good condition.

$3,000 - 5,000 

Sold for $7,500

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Modern Editions
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Contemporary Editions
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Evening & Day Editions

New York 29 April 2013 10am & 6pm