Pablo Picasso - Modern and Contemporary Editions New York Sunday, November 15, 2009 | Phillips

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    Georges Bloch 83; Brigitte Baer 124; Patrick Cramer books 20

  • 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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Peintre entre Deux Modeles, from Le Chef-d'Oeuvre Inconnu series

Etching, on Van Gelder paper, with margins (deckle on one side),
I. 7 3/4 x 11 in. (19.7 x 27.9 cm);
S. 14 x 15 1/2 in. (35.6 x 39.4 cm)

signed and numbered 27/99 in bistre ink (slightly faded) (from the wide margined suite of 99 and 8 hors commerce, aside from the portfolio edition of 340), published by Ambroise Vollard, Paris, the palest mat staining, minor soiling and soft rubbing in the margins, skinning along the upper and left margins, otherwise in good condition, framed. 

$5,000 - 7,000 

Sold for $4,375

Modern and Contemporary Editions

15 Nov 2009
New York