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Pablo Picasso, Peintre et modéle au fauteuil à bascule (Painter and model on rocking chair), 1965

Artist: Pablo Picasso (1881 - 1973)
Title:Peintre et modéle au fauteuil à bascule (Painter and model on rocking chair), 1965
Reference:Bloch, 1852
Medium:Linocut on Arches Paper
Image:25 in. x 20 7/8 in. (63.5 cm x 53 cm)
Sheet:29 ½ in. x 24 3/8 in. (74.9 cm x 61.9 cm)
Framed:approx. 31 3/4 in x 35 3/4 in (80.6 cm x 90.8 cm)
Edition:Numbered from the edition of 50 in pencil in the lower left corner.
Signature:This work is hand signed by Pablo Picasso in pencil in the lower right edge.
Condition:This work is in excellent condition.
ID #w-6752
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Historical Description

Pablo Picasso Peintre et modéle au fauteuil à bascule (Painter and model on rocking chair), 1965, is an expressive linocut that celebrates the beauty of the female form through which Picasso has created one of his most intriguing prints. Created using one block printed in black, the lines carved out of the linoleum has been printed in white, producing an effective aura of subtle grace and balanced composition.  With traces of his cubist style, Picasso has invited us into this intimate scene of painter and model. The viewer’s perspective is that also of the painter’s, which gives insight into the intricate dynamics between a painter and model. A closeness and understanding between the two are effortlessly translated by Picasso in the expressions on their faces.

Created in 1965, Pablo Picasso’s Peintre et modéle au fauteuil à bascule (Painter and model on rocking chair), 1965, is a linocut on Arches paper. This work is hand signed by Pablo Picasso in pencil in the lower right edge and numbered from the edition of 50 in pencil in the lower left corner.

Catalogue Raisonné & COA:

Pablo Picasso Peintre et modéle au fauteuil à bascule (Painter and model on rocking chair), 1965 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. Bloch, Georges. Pablo Picasso, Tome II Catalogue de l’oeuvre grave et lithographie 1966-1969, Edition Kornfeld: Berne, 1986. Listed and illustrated as catalogue raisonné no. 1852 on page 343.

2. A Certificate of Authenticity will accompany this artwork.

About the Framing:

Framed to museum-grade, conservation standards, Pablo Picasso Peintre et modéle au fauteuil à bascule (Painter and model on rocking chair), 1965  is presented in a complementary moulding and finished with silk-wrapped mats and optical grade Plexiglas

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