Art New York, May 3-6, 2018

Pablo Picasso, Danseurs et musicien (Dancers and musician), 1959

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Artist: Pablo Picasso (1881 - 1973)
Title: Pablo Picasso Danseurs et musicien (Dancers and musician), 1959
Medium: Color Linocut on Arches Paper
Image Size: 20 7/8 in x 25 1/4 in (53 cm x 64.1 cm)
Sheet Size: 24 1/2 in x 29 3/4 in (62.2 cm x 75.6 cm)
Framed Size: 32 in x 35 3/4 (81.3 cm x 90.8 cm)
Edition: Numbered from the edition of 50 in pencil in the lower left.
Signature: This work is hand signed by Pablo Picasso (Malaga, 1881 - Mougins, 1973) in pencil in the lower right margin.
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ID # w-5061

This whimsical composition of Pablo Picasso Danseurs et musicien (Dancers and Musician), 1959 comes alive with movement and music through our three subjects: two Dancers, and of course, a Musician. The elusive background blends within the foreground, where we find our dynamic main figures, enveloped by alternating lines and forms. Equipped with a pair of cymbals, the dancing figures are suspended in motion, a pirouette-like pose which accents our Musician on the right who carries a horned instrument creating the music that drives our scene. The elusive background blends within the foreground, where we find our dynamic main figures, enveloped by alternating lines and forms.

Created in 1959, this original linocut on Arches paper is printed and published by Arnéra, Vallauris. Hand signed by Pablo Picasso (Malaga, 1881 - Mougins, 1973) in pencil in the lower right margin, this work is numbered from the edition of 50 in pencil in the lower left margin.

Catalogue Raisonné & COA:

Pablo Picasso Dancers and Musician (Danseurs et musicien) 1959, is fully documented and referenced in the below catalogue raisonnés and texts (copies will be enclosed as added documentation with the invoices that will accompany the sale of the work).

1. Baer, Brigitte. Picasso: Peintre-graveur, Tome V 1959-1965. Berne: Editions Kornfeld, 1989. Listed and illustrated as catalogue raisonné no. 1251.

2. Bloch, Georges. Picasso: Tome I, Catalogue de l'oeuvre gravé et lithographié 1904-1967.Berne: Editions Kornfeld et Cie, 1986. Listed and illustrated as catalogue raisonné no. 939.

3. McVinney, L. Donald, et al Picasso Linoleum Cuts: The Mr. and Mrs. Charles Kramer Collection in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York: Random House, 1985. Listed and illustrated as catalogue raisonné no. 44.

4. A Certificate of Authenticity will accompany this work.

About the Framing:

Framed to archival museum grade conservation standards, Pablo Picasso Dancers and Musician (Danseurs et musicien) 1959, is presented in a complementary moulding with silk-wrapped mats and optical-grade Plexiglas.

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