Pablo Picasso (Spanish, 1881-1973). Lithograph on paper titled "Portrait-Charge d'un des Personnages de l'Enterrement du Comte d'Orgaz, en Larmes (Portrait-Charge of one of the Characters of the Burial of the Count of Orgaz, in Tears)" depicting a weeping portrait of a man. Hand signed along the lower right.; inscribed "depreuve avant acierage (proof before steeling)" along the lower left. One of only five prints before steel facing, apart from the edition of 50. The work is dated in plate in reverse June 29, 1968 along the upper right. With numerous pencil inscriptions along the lower margin along the verso including a stamp reading "Succ. Pablo Picasso Coll. Marina Picasso" from the Successors of Pablo Picasso and his granddaughter Marina Picasso. From Picasso's Series 347 (B. 1674, Ba. 1690). With a certificate of authenticity from Douglas Flanders & Associates in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
One of the most revered artists, Pablo Picasso stands alone as a master painter, sculptor, and ceramicist. He is considered one of most influential artists of all time. Born in 1881, artist Pablo Picasso made a name for himself as a diverse artist who was constantly reinventing himself and pushing the boundaries of great artwork with his abstract designs. He studied under his father before attending Barcelona's School of Fine Arts and eventually moving to Paris where he began to blossom. It was during his initial time in Paris that he experimented with surrealism and became one of the founders of cubism. With thousands of pieces created, Picasso was one of the world's most prolific artists. His greatest works includes Garson a la Pipe, Guernica, and The Old Guitarist.Unframed; height: 12 3/4 in x width: 10 in. Matted; height: 16 1/4 in x width: 14 in.
The item is in great condition with no visible tears, creases, or losses. Along all four margins, there is light skimming as shown in the listing image. Along the verso, there are scattered pencil inscriptions; please see the listing image; along the impressed lines, there are light grey marks that do not affect the recto. No visible sign of restoration when inspected under UV light.
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