Artist : PICASSO Pablo (1881-1973)
Title : Portrait of Dora Amaar, 1943
Technique and support : Etching on Lana Vellum paper
Particularities : Print dated "May 2, 43" by hand in the plate by the artist
Size : 34 cm x 29 cm (Hors cadre) 25 cm x 20 cm
Condition : Good, some very light rednesses but really nothing too bad for a work of more than 50 years old (see photos)
Origine : Certified, a certificate of authenticity engaging the responsability of the gallery will be issued
Expert commentary : Very nicely framed
BIOGRAPHY : Pablo Ruiz Picasso, born in Malaga, Spain, on October 25th, 1881 and died on April 8th (in 91 years) to Mougins, France, is a painter, a draftsman and a Spanish sculptor having crossed (spent) the essantiel of its life in France. Artist using all the supports for his work, he is considered as the founder of the cubism with Georges Braque and a companion of art of the surrealism. It is one of the most important artisits of the XXth century, both by its technical and forlak contributions and by its politica stands. He produced about 50 000 works among which 1855 paintings, 1228 sculptures, 2880 ceramic, 7089 drawings, 342 tapestries, 150 pads of sketch and 30 000 prints (engravings, lithoraphy, ect).
Picasso does not establish a hierarchy between the different mediums of printmaking (Lithographs, Etchings ...), including the black and white is for him a way of representing the intimate.
This biography was developed by us following our expertise and various reference books on the artist in our possession, copying is prohited.