Pablo Picasso - Editions New York Tuesday, June 8, 2010 | Phillips

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  • Literature

    Georges Bloch 1678, Brigitte Baer 1694

  • 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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347 Series: Don Quichotte, Sancho et un ‘Mousquetaire’, regardant passer dulcinée sur une charrette tirée par un homme masqué, plate 198

Aquatint, on Rives paper, with full margins,
I. 5 3/4 x 8 1/4 in. (14.6 x 21 cm);
S. 11 x 13 5/8 in. (27.9 x 34.6 cm)

signed and numbered 27/50 in pencil (there were also 17 artist's proofs), printed by Aldo and Piero Crommelynck, Mougins, published by Galerie Louise Leiris, Paris, the palest mat staining, very pale scattered foxing along the lower sheet edge, otherwise in very good condition, framed.

$4,000 - 6,000 

Sold for $6,875


8 June 2010
New York