Lot 272: Pablo Picasso-Limited Edition Maia with Doll
January 25, 2014
Santa Fe, NM, USALive Auction
Description: Pablo Picasso-Limited Edition lithograph Maia with Doll 24x30 Estate signed part of the collection Domain Picasso.
Condition Report: This is new in mint condition. Pablo Picasso. Limited edition lithograph. Estate signed, part of Collection Domain Picasso. Includes certificate of authenticity. Approx. 24x30. Pablo Ruiz Picasso born (1881 -1973) was a Spanish painter and sculptor. He is considered one of the greatest artists of the 20th century.His full name is Pablo Diego Jose Francisco de Paula Juan Nepomuceno Maria de los Remedios Cipriano de la Santisima Trinidad Clito Ruiz y Picasso.He is best known as the co-founder of cubism.Cubism is when the artist breaks up objects and re-assembles them in abstract and geometric form.Pablo Picasso created over 20,000 pictures. Picasso could draw and paint when he was very young. His first word was lapiz, the Spanish word for pencil.Perhaps his most famous painting is Guernica which shows the horrors of war after the bombing of the town of Guernica.He was 90 years old when a number of his works were shown in an exhibition at the Louvre in Paris. He was the first living artist to have an exhibition at the Louvre.Picasso had four children with three women. He died of heart failure on 1973.