PABLO PICASSO (1881-1973)
Seated Female Nude, from "Diurnes" 1962 21 1/2 x 17 in. Linocut in Colors
DescriptionIt wasn't until the age of 78 that Pablo Picasso experimented with linoleum cuts, turning them into a major vehicle for artistic expression. Picasso used ochers, browns and blacks, reminiscent of Greek vase painting, as the dominating color scheme , which displays his expressive carving style.
Artist's Proof signed by hand in pencil, "Picasso" in lower right.
Printed by Arnéra, Vallauris. Published by Berggruen for the deluxe edition of Jacques Prévert's book, " Diurnes", with découpages and photographs by André Villers.
Catalogue reference: Bloch 1062