An original lithograph printed in black ink on wove paper and dated on the stone (at the lower left) "22.4.47." This work is a fine impression of the definitive state from the edition published as the frontispiece to the Fernand Mourlot catalogue Picasso Lithographe, Volume II, Éditions du livre, André Sauret, Monte-Carlo, 1950. Catalogue reference Bloch 450; Mourlot 98.
Pablo Picasso is arguably the most discussed, exhibited, and influential artist of the 20th Century. Together with Georges Bracques, he founded the Cubist movement, and continued to dominate the trajectory of Modern art through his long life.
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