Pablo Picasso. Sex in the Traditional and Modern Ways (Sexe à l'ancienne et à la moderne) from Suite 347. 1968, published 1969

Pablo Picasso Sex in the Traditional and Modern Ways (Sexe à l'ancienne et à la moderne) from Suite 347 1968, published 1969

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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
Dimensions
plate: 16 1/8 x 19 1/2" (41 x 49.5 cm); sheet: 22 5/16 x 25 3/8" (56.6 x 64.5 cm)
Publisher
Galerie Louise Leiris, Paris
Printer
Crommelynck, Mougins
Edition
50
Credit
Sharon Percy Rockefeller Fund
Object number
350.2009
Copyright
© 2018 Estate of Pablo Picasso / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York
Department
Drawings and Prints

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