Pablo Picasso. Musketeer Sitting Down with a Young Boy and Recalling His Life (Mousquetaire attablé avec un jeune garçon, évoquant sa vie) from Suite 347. 1968

Pablo Picasso Musketeer Sitting Down with a Young Boy and Recalling His Life (Mousquetaire attablé avec un jeune garçon, évoquant sa vie) from Suite 347 1968

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At eighty-six years old, Picasso embarked on his largest print series, Suite 347, named for the number of sheets it contains. This project, completed in less than seven months, was facilitated by Paris printers Aldo and Piero Crommelynck, who had moved to the South of France to set up an etching workshop near his residence. Wide ranging in its motifs, Suite 347 engages spectacle and theater, as if presenting a stage on which Picasso reviews his life and art.

Gallery label from Picasso: Variations and Themes, March 28–September 30, 2010.
Medium
Etching and drypoint
Dimensions
plate: 13 1/4 x 19 3/8" (33.6 x 49.2 cm); sheet: 19 11/16 x 25 13/16" (50 x 65.6 cm)
Publisher
unpublished
Printer
Crommelynck, Mougins
Edition
proof outside the edition of 50
Credit
John M. Shapiro Fund
Object number
349.2009
Copyright
© 2021 Estate of Pablo Picasso / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York
Department
Drawings and Prints

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