La Sérénade 1968 (27 May, Mougins) from La Celestine/347 Series (120), 1968


Sugarlift aquatint printed on Auvergne Richard de Bas laid paper with "La Célestine" watermark


1 of 30 HCs from the edition of 400

8.25 x 6.25 in

21.0 x 15.9 cm

Edition of 400
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8.25 x 6.25 in

21.0 x 15.9 cm

Edition of 400


    About The Work

    In the late sixties, while in his ninth decade, Pablo Picasso created a group of etchings known as the 347 Series. Printed between March 16and October 5th, 1968, Picassco collaborated with master printers Piero and Aldo Crommelynck, who transported a special press from their atelier in Paris in 1963 to Picasso’s studio near Cannes. Produced as a rejection of conceptual, avant-garde theories, this iconic series exemplifies aesthetic beauty, technical merit and art historical reference. In La Sérénade, a musician in 17th century garb strums a lute, his hands disproportionally large. 

    About Pablo Picasso

    From The Magazine

    • Printed by Crommelynk, 1971. Published by Crommelynk as an illustration for Fernando de Rojas's "La Célestine", 1971. Bloch 1599; Baer 1615.B.c; Cramer 149.

    • The quoted dimensions are for the sheet size. The plate size is 4.75 x 2.375 in.
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