Peintre et modèle au fauteuil

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  • Provenance

    Marina Picasso Collection
    Christie's, New York, Prints and Multiples, October 31, 2005, lot 277

  • Exhibited

    Dallas Museum of Art (and touring) Picasso the Printmaker, 1983 (no 180, illustrated p. 177)

  • Literature

    Brigitte Baer 1347

  • Artist Bio

    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 et modèle au fauteuil

1963
Linocut rincé in colours on Arches paper, with full margins,
I. 53 x 63.8 cm (20 7/8 x 25 1/8 in.)
S. 62.2 x 75.3 cm (24 1/2 x 29 5/8 in.)

Baer's second (final) state, one of only three proofs in this colour combination (of which one was signed; and 3 printed in cream of which two were signed; plus two possible additional proofs in each colour), framed.

Estimate
£20,000 - 30,000 

sold for £25,000

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Robert Kennan
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London
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Evening & Day Editions

London Auction 22 January 2015 2pm & 6pm