Picasso - Paix D'esarment - Peace Exhibition & Festival Advertising Poster

$6,125.00

Genre: Exhibition & Festival
Artist: Pablo Picasso
Year Printed: 1960
Size: 31.75 x 47
Country of Poster: Unknown
Restoration Detail: Unrestored
Grade: Very Fine
Additional Information: Picasso's Paix Désarmement pour le Succès de la Conférence au Sommet, Paris, Mai 1960, Pablo Picasso.. Le mouvement de la Paix. Poster printed by Mourlout, Paris, Art work from Picasso created in 1952. First edition advertising poster designed and created by Pablo Picasso to commemorate the success of the Movement for Peace conference held in Paris in the Spring of 1960. Edition size: 2500 Linen backed original exhibition poster. Signature in the printing plate. The Picasso - Paix D'esarment poster was made , using the earlier lithograph, to raise funds and awareness for the Disarmament summit conference to be held in Paris in May 1960 - the conference in fact never took place. It is referenced in the Picasso raisonne of posters Czwiklitzer Number 150. La Colombe - The Dove is one of the most famous themes in Picasso's art of the 1950's. He was asked to make an image to express the ideals and aims of the new ' Peace Conference' which would bring together all the European nations in the aftermath of the war - the forerunner of the United Nations. His image of the 'Dove of Peace' was to become one of the most famous symbols of the era. Picasso drew the Dove in black and white lithography, and the bands of colour were added by the Mourlot Studio, where he was working, working from a prepared maquette. Printed by: Mourlot Freres, Paris, France Edition: 2,500 impressions, of which 1,000 impressions are on Arches paper, signature on stone, and 200 impressions on Arches paper, numbered and signed by the artist Printed by Mourlot, Paris, 1960. Ref: Bloch, Picasso, No. 712 Picasso's Paix Désarmement pour le Succès de la Conférence au Sommet, Paris is an Original Vintage Poster; it is not a reproduction. This poster is conservation mounted, linen backed, and in excellent condition.

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