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The Prize

Picasso explored the theme of the Studio several times throughout his career, each time with renewed vigour and inspiration. This representation of his studio “La Californie” is done in light, short strokes echoing the rhythm of the bay-window arches, which are contrasted with the rectangle of the canvas on the easel. On the right, the branching lamp stand has taken on the aspect of a Calder mobile and seems to provide a frame to the composition.

This piece is a fully authenticated original colour lithograph from 1955 and comes with a condition report and appraisal.

Please note: The auction winner is responsibile for arranging and paying for any couriers required to deliver the artwork after the event if it is not taken home on the night of Childline's Merry Little Christmas Concert. The reserve price for this item is £500, all funds raised above this reserve price will go to the charity. 

Dimensions: 43 x 58.5 cm

The Cause

The NSPCC is the UK's leading children's charity, preventing abuse and helping those affected to recover. They help children who have been abused to rebuild their lives, protect those at risk, and find the best ways of preventing abuse from ever happening.

The NSPCC prevents abuse. They work with families when they're going through difficult times – like battling addiction or overcoming mental health problems. They offer all kinds of support – from helping new parents care for their baby to giving professionals the tools they need to assess neglect.

The NSPCC protects children.  On average, a child contacts Childline every 25 seconds. Their counsellors are there 24 hours a day, to help parents, professionals and anyone worried about a child in the UK. They have conversations that mean they can protect children in abusive situations by getting them the help they need, when they need it most.

The NSPCC transform children's lives. If a law needs to change, or if more needs to be done to protect children, they demand it. The fact they’re independent – relying on our supporters to fund their work – means they can push for change when others can’t.  They have remained committed to their mission for over 100 years and as long as there’s abuse, they will fight for every childhood.

Additional Details

  • In condition as donated.
Item #L6461

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