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Pablo Picasso (Spanish, 1881–1973)
LOT ID: 78320
Scène Antique, 1956

Lithograph
17.75 х 13.87 in. (45.08 x 35.23 cm.)
Signed, lower right in pencil, numbered '18/50' lower left
Edition 18/50
Foundry/Publisher Louise Leiris, pub.; Mourlot, prntr
Lot description
Printed by Imprimerie Mourlot, Paris. Published by Daniel-Henry Kahnweiler, Galerie Louise Leiris, Paris.

Pablo Picasso (1881-1973) is one of the most prominent and innovative artists of the last century. An early proponent of Cubism, Picasso is celebrated for his long and prolific career and for his work in several modernist idioms executed in a wide range of media. When the first artworks from Africa were exhibited in Paris, he and other Modern artists found inspiration in the elegantly simple African aesthetic and incorporated certain stylistic components into their own work. Held in the highest regard during his lifetime, retrospectives of the artist’s work have been held at the Museum of Modern Art in New York, the Musée Picasso in Paris, the Emirates Palace in Abu Dhabi, the National Gallery in London, and the Reina Sofia Museum in Madrid, among other institutions. Picasso is widely seen as one of the most influential artists of the 20th-century and a Modern master.

Selected Public Collections:
The Art Institute of Chicago (Chicago, IL)
The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum (New York, NY)
The Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, NY)
The Museum of Modern Art (New York, NY)
The National Gallery of Art (Washington, D.C.)
Museu Picasso (Barcelona, Spain)
Tate Modern (London, UK)
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