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Night Owls - Original handsigned lithograph - 60 copies
By Eduardo Arroyo
Located in Paris, FR
Eduardo ARROYO Night Owls Original lithograph Handsigned in pencil Limited to 60 copies On Arches vellum 16 x 12" (40 x 30 cm) Excellent condition
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1980s Realist Figurative Prints

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Lithograph

Elegant flight - lithograph - 399 copies
By (after) Georges Braque
Located in Paris, FR
George BRAQUE (after) Elegant flight Lithograph on vellum Printed signature in the plate 399 copies unumbered On Arches vellum 18 x 23" (45 x 58 cm) CONDITION : Excellent
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Late 20th Century Cubist Animal Prints

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Lithograph

Leda and the Swann - lithograph - 399 copies
By (after) Georges Braque
Located in Paris, FR
Georges BRAQUE Leda and the Swann MEDIUM : Lithograph PRINTER : Atelier Art-Litho EDITOR : Armand ISRAEL, Paris SIGNATURE : Printed LIMITED : 399 copies unumbered PAPER : Arches vel...
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Late 20th Century Cubist Animal Prints

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Lithograph

Tree and Bindu - Original handsigned lithograph - 150 copies
By Sayed Haider Raza
Located in Paris, FR
RAZA Sayed Haider Tree and Bindu Original lithograph Hand signed in pencil Numbered / 150 On vellum 43 x 22" (110 x 55 cm) Editor stamp on the backside Excellent condition
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Late 20th Century Abstract Expressionist Abstract Prints

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Lithograph

Tree, Bindu and Five Elements - Original handsigned lithograph - 150 copies
By Sayed Haider Raza
Located in Paris, FR
RAZA Sayed Haider Tree, bindu and five elements Original Lithograph Handsigned Numbered / 150 copies On vellum 22 x 43" (56 x 110 cm) Authenticated by the Editor stamp on the backsi...
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Late 20th Century Abstract Abstract Prints

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Lithograph

The Ram (Homage to Gerrit Dou) - Original handsigned lithograph - 200 copies
By Salvador Dalí­
Located in Paris, FR
Salvador Dali (1904-1989) The Ram (Homage to Gerrit Dou) Original color lithograph Signed in pencil Numbered / 200 copies On Arches wove paper 56 x 77 cm (c. 22 x 30,3 inches) ...
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1970s Surrealist Figurative Prints

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Lithograph

Composition - Lithograph 300 copies
By (after) Pablo Picasso
Located in Paris, FR
(after) Pablo Picasso Lithograph, 1966 Ths lithograph is the frontispiece of the portfolio "Papiers collés 1910-1914" Edition of 300 copies On vellum paper, size 64 x 48 cm (c. 25,2...
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1960s Portrait Prints

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Lithograph

The Moon - Lithograph (399 copies)
By (after) Georges Braque
Located in Paris, FR
Georges BRAQUE (after) The Moon MEDIUM : Lithograph PRINTER : Atelier Art-Litho EDITOR : Armand ISRAEL, Paris SIGNATURE : Printed LIMITED : 399 copies unumbered PAPER : Arches vellu...
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Late 20th Century Modern Figurative Prints

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Lithograph

Horses - Lithograph, Ltd 50 copies
Located in Paris, FR
Jean Marais (1913 - 1998) Horses Original lithograph Signed with the stamp of the artist (Also bears printed signature in the plate) Numbered / 50 copies On vellum 82 x 80 cm (c. 3...
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Late 20th Century Modern Animal Prints

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Lithograph

Secret thoughts - lithograph - 399 copies
By (after) Georges Braque
Located in Paris, FR
MEDIUM : Lithograph PRINTER : Atelier Art-Litho EDITOR : Armand ISRAEL, Paris SIGNATURE : Printed LIMITED : 399 copies unumbered PAPER : Arches vellum SIZE : 18 x 23" CONDITION : Ex...
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Late 20th Century Cubist Animal Prints

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Lithograph

Orchids - Original lithograph handsigned - 100 copies
By Bernard Cathelin
Located in Paris, FR
Bernard CATHELIN Orchids Original lithograph, 1988 Handsigned in pencil Numbered / 100 copies On Arches paper, size 40 x 31 (c. 15 8/10 x 12 1/5 inches) Very good condition REFEREN...
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1980s Still-life Prints

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Lithograph

The Owl - Lithograph, Ltd 50 copies
Located in Paris, FR
Jean Marais (1913 - 1998) The Owl Original lithograph Signed with the stamp of the artist (Also bears printed signature in the plate) Numbered / 50 copies On Arches vellum 76 x 56 c...
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Late 20th Century Modern Animal Prints

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Lithograph

Mythology : Greek profile - Lithograph - 399 copies
By George Braque
Located in Paris, FR
Georges Braque (after) Mythology : Greek profile MEDIUM : Lithograph PRINTER : Atelier Art-Litho EDITOR : Armand ISRAEL, Paris SIGNATURE : Printed LIMITED : 399 copies unumbered PAP...
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Late 20th Century Cubist Figurative Prints

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Lithograph

Surrealist Body - Handsigned lithograph, 125 copies
By Patrick Brissaud
Located in Paris, FR
Patrick BRISSAUD Surrealist Body Orignal lithograph Handsigned in pencil Numbered / 125 copies On Arches Vellum 54 x 74 cm (c. 22 x 30 in) Very good condition, paper slightly yello...
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Late 20th Century Surrealist Figurative Prints

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Lithograph

Duality - Original handsigned lithograph - 150 copies
By Sayed Haider Raza
Located in Paris, FR
RAZA Sayed Haider Duality MEDIUM : Lithograph SIGNATURE : Hand signed SIZE : 43 x 22" (110 x 55 cm) PAPER : Vellum LIMIT : 150 copies INFORMATION : Editor stamp on the back...
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Late 20th Century Abstract Expressionist Abstract Prints

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Lithograph

Vegetal Face - Lithograph, Ltd 100 copies
Located in Paris, FR
Jean Marais (1913 - 1998) Vegetal Face Original lithograph Printed signature in the plate Numbered / 100 copies Authenticated by the artist stamp on the back On Vidalon vellum 75 x ...
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Late 20th Century Modern Figurative Prints

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Lithograph

Tree - Original handsigned lithograph - 150 copies
By Sayed Haider Raza
Located in Paris, FR
RAZA Sayed Haider Tree MEDIUM : Lithograph SIGNATURE : Hand signed SIZE : 43 x 22" (110 x 55 cm) PAPER : Vellum LIMIT : 150 copies INFORMATION : Editor stamp on the backsid...
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Late 20th Century Abstract Geometric Abstract Prints

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Lithograph

Bindu - Original handsigned lithograph - 150 copies
By Sayed Haider Raza
Located in Paris, FR
RAZA Sayed Haider Bindu MEDIUM : Lithograph SIGNATURE : Hand signed SIZE : 43 x 22" (110 x 55 cm) PAPER : Vellum LIMIT : 150 copies INFORMATION : Editor stamp on the backsi...
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Late 20th Century Abstract Expressionist Abstract Prints

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Lithograph

Bird of the Moon - lithograph - 399 copies
By (after) Georges Braque
Located in Paris, FR
MEDIUM : Lithograph PRINTER : Atelier Art-Litho EDITOR : Armand ISRAEL, Paris SIGNATURE : Printed LIMITED : 399 copies unumbered PAPER : Arches vellum SIZE : 18 x 23" CONDITION : Ex...
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Late 20th Century Cubist Animal Prints

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Lithograph

God of the River - lithograph - 399 copies
By (after) Georges Braque
Located in Paris, FR
MEDIUM : Lithograph PRINTER : Atelier Art-Litho EDITOR : Armand ISRAEL, Paris SIGNATURE : Printed LIMITED : 399 copies unumbered PAPER : Arches vellum SIZE : 18 x 23" CONDITION : E...
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Late 20th Century Cubist Figurative Prints

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Lithograph

Prakriti Bindu - Original handsigned lithograph - 150 copies
By Sayed Haider Raza
Located in Paris, FR
RAZA Sayed Haider Prakriti bindu MEDIUM : Lithograph SIGNATURE : Hand signed SIZE : 43 x 22" (110 x 55 cm) PAPER : Vellum LIMIT : 150 copies INFORMATION : Editor stamp on t...
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Late 20th Century Abstract Geometric Abstract Prints

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Lithograph

Ram and Swallows - Lithograph, Ltd 100 copies
Located in Paris, FR
Jean Marais (1913 - 1998) Ram and Swallows Original lithograph Signed with the stamp of the artist (Also bears printed signature in the plate) Numbered / 100 copies On Vidalon vellu...
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Late 20th Century Modern Animal Prints

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Lithograph

Five elements - Original handsigned lithograph - 150 copies
By Sayed Haider Raza
Located in Paris, FR
RAZA Sayed Haider Five elements MEDIUM : Lithograph SIGNATURE : Hand signed SIZE : 36 x 29" (92 x 73 cm) PAPER : Vellum LIMIT : 150 copies INFORMATION : Editor stamp on the...
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Late 20th Century Abstract Expressionist Abstract Prints

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Lithograph

Morning Raga - Original handsigned lithograph - 150 copies
By Sayed Haider Raza
Located in Paris, FR
RAZA Sayed Haider Morning Raga MEDIUM : Lithograph SIGNATURE : Hand signed SIZE : 29 x 36" (73 x 92 cm) PAPER : Vellum LIMIT : 150 copies INFORMATION : Editor stamp on the ...
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Late 20th Century Abstract Geometric Abstract Prints

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Lithograph

Butterflies and Flowers - Original lithograph handsigned - 100 copies
By Bernard Cathelin
Located in Paris, FR
Bernard CATHELIN Butterflies and flowers Original lithograph, 1988 Handsigned in pencil Numbered / 100 copies On Arches paper, size 40 x 31 (c. 15 8/10 x 12 1/5 inches) Very good co...
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1980s Still-life Prints

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Lithograph

Double Copy - Original Lithograph by Man Ray - 1964
By Man Ray
Located in Roma, IT
Double Copy is an original lithograph, realized by Man Ray, in 1964. The work is part of the "Absolute Real", a suite realized by Man Ray along with Marcel Duchamp and published by ...
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1960s Surrealist More Prints

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Lithograph

PARIS - Place Vendôme - Original Lithograph Handsigned - 250 copies
By Emmanuel Bellini
Located in Paris, FR
Emmanuel BELLINI Paris Original lithograph Handsigned in pencil by the artist Numbered / 250 copies On Arches paper, size 75 x 55 cm (c. 29,5 x 21,6 in) Very good condition
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20th Century Landscape Prints

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Lithograph

Profile Elegant Man - Original handsigned lithograph - 250 copies
By Richard Lindner
Located in Paris, FR
Richard LINDNER Profile Elegant Man (1976) Original lithograph Handsigned in pencil Numbered / 250 copies On Arches vellum 28 x 22" (71 x 55 cm) Excellent condition, paper...
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1970s Pop Art Portrait Prints

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Lithograph

Three American Gangsters - Original handsigned lithograph - 100 copies
By Jean Hélion
Located in Paris, FR
Jean HELION Three American Gangsters Original lithograph Handsigned in pencil Numbered / 100 copies On Arches vellum 65 x 50cm (c.26 x 20") Excellent condition
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1980s Modern Figurative Prints

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Lithograph

Modern Romeo & Juliette - Original handsigned lithograph - 100 copies
By Jean Hélion
Located in Paris, FR
Jean HELION Modern Romeo & Juliette Original lithograph Handsigned in pencil Numbered / 100 copies On Arches vellum 65 x 50cm (c.26 x 20") Excellent condition
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1980s Modern Figurative Prints

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Lithograph

Astrology and Zodiac : Aries - Lithograph, Ltd 100 copies
Located in Paris, FR
Jean Marais (1913 - 1998) Astrology and Zodiac : Aries Original lithograph Signed with the stamp of the artist (Also bears printed signature in the plate) Numbered / 100 copies On v...
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Late 20th Century Modern Animal Prints

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Lithograph

American Prohibition Gangster - Original handsigned lithograph - 100 copies
By Jean Hélion
Located in Paris, FR
Jean HELION American Prohibition Gangster Original lithograph Handsigned in pencil Numbered / 100 copies On Arches vellum 65 x 50cm (c.26 x 20") Excellent condition
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1980s Pop Art Portrait Prints

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Lithograph

Adam and Eve - Original handsigned lithograph - 250 copies
By Richard Lindner
Located in Paris, FR
Richard LINDNER Adam & Eve (1976) Original lithograph Handsigned in pencil Numbered / 250 copies On Arches vellum 28 x 22" (71 x 55 cm) Very good condition, paper lightly ...
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1970s Pop Art Figurative Prints

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Lithograph

Selfportrait with a Husky Dog - Lithograph, Ltd 50 copies
Located in Paris, FR
Jean Marais (1913 - 1998) Selfportrait with a Husky Dog Original lithograph Signed with the stamp of the artist (Also bears printed signature in the plate) Numbered / 50 copies On A...
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Late 20th Century Modern Animal Prints

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Lithograph

Haystacks near Palaiseau - Original handsigned lithograph - 100 copies
By Armand Guillaumin
Located in Paris, FR
Armand GUILLAUMIN Haystacks near Palaiseau (Les Meules en hiver à Palaiseau), c. 1898 Original lithograph Handsigned in ink bottom left Limited to 100 copies ; this one bears ...
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1890s Post-Impressionist Landscape Prints

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Lithograph

Angel in the Stars - Lithograph, Ltd 100 copies
Located in Paris, FR
Jean Marais (1913 - 1998) Angel in the Stars Original lithograph Printed signature in the plate Numbered / 100 copies Authenticated by the artist stamp on the back On Arches vellum ...
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Late 20th Century Modern Figurative Prints

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Lithograph

Astrology and Zodiac : Taurus - Lithograph, Ltd 100 copies
Located in Paris, FR
Jean Marais (1913 - 1998) Astrology and Zodiac : Taurus Original lithograph Signed with the stamp of the artist (Also bears printed signature in the plate) Numbered / 100 copies On ...
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Late 20th Century Modern Animal Prints

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Lithograph

Meeting in a Park - Original handsigned lithograph - 50 copies
By Jean Hélion
Located in Paris, FR
Jean HELION Meeting in a Park Original lithograph Handsigned in pencil Numbered / 50 On BFK Rives vellum 38 x 53 cm (c. 15 x 21 in) Excellent condition
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1960s Modern Landscape Prints

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Lucite, Lithograph

42 rue Blomet - Original Lithograph Handsigned Numbered - 100 copies
By Joan Miró
Located in Paris, FR
Joan MIRO 42 rue Blomet Original lithograph, 1977 Handsigned in pencil Numbered /100 copies On Arches vellum, size 90 x 63 cm (c. 35 x 25 in) Good condition REFERENCE : Catalog rai...
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1970s Abstract Abstract Prints

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Lithograph

The Candle - Original Lithograph - Handsigned & Limited 23copies / 1961
By Alberto Giacometti
Located in Paris, FR
Alberto GIACOMETTI The Candle (1961) Original stone lithograph Printed in Atelier Mourlot Handsigned in pencil From a 23 copies limited edition ; the lithograph is not indivi...
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1960s Realist Interior Prints

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Lithograph

Fishermen working on a Boat - Original handsigned lithograph - 50 copies
By Jean Hélion
Located in Paris, FR
Jean HELION Fishermen working on a Boat Original lithograph Handsigned in pencil Numbered / 50 On BFK Rives vellum 38 x 53 cm (c. 15 x 21 in) Excellent condition
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1960s Modern Landscape Prints

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Lucite, Lithograph

Couple, Woman Smoking a Cigarette - Original handsigned lithograph - 250 copies
By Richard Lindner
Located in Paris, FR
Richard LINDNER Couple, Woman Smoking a Cigarette (1976) Original lithograph Handsigned in pencil Numbered / 250 copies On Arches vellum 28 x 22" (71 x 55 cm) Excellent co...
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1970s Pop Art Portrait Prints

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Lithograph

Eat Grapefruits, Drink Wine - Original handsigned lithograph - 90 copies
By Bona de Mandiargues
Located in Paris, FR
Bona de MANDIARGUES Eat Grapefruits, Drink Wine Original lithograph Handsigned in pencil Limited to 90 copies On vellum 16 x 12" (40 x 30 cm) Excellent Condition
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Late 20th Century Surrealist Figurative Prints

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Lithograph

Workers at the Harbor - Original handsigned lithograph - 50 copies
By Jean Hélion
Located in Paris, FR
Jean HELION Workers at the Harbor Original lithograph Handsigned in pencil Numbered / 50 On BFK Rives vellum 38 x 53 cm (c. 15 x 21 in) Excellent condition
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1960s Modern Landscape Prints

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Lithograph, Lucite

Bacchante, Grape and Wine - Original handsigned lithograph - 90 copies
By Bona de Mandiargues
Located in Paris, FR
Bona de MANDIARGUES Bacchante, Grape and Wine Original lithograph Handsigned in pencil Limited to 90 copies On vellum 16 x 12" (40 x 30 cm) Excellent condition
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Late 20th Century Surrealist Figurative Prints

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Lithograph

Light on the Sea - Original handsigned lithograph - 50 copies
By Jean Hélion
Located in Paris, FR
Jean HELION Light on the Sea Original lithograph Handsigned in pencil Numbered / 50 On BFK Rives vellum 38 x 53 cm (c. 15 x 21 in) Excellent condition
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1960s Modern Landscape Prints

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Lucite, Lithograph

Bouquet of Roses - Original Lithograph - Handsigned & Limited 23copies / 1961
By Alberto Giacometti
Located in Paris, FR
Alberto GIACOMETTI Bouquet of roses (1961) Original stone lithograph Printed in Atelier Mourlot Handsigned in pencil From a 23 copies limited edition ; the lithograph is not indivi...
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1960s Realist Still-life Prints

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Lithograph

Pink Melody - Original Lithograph Handsigned & limited 79 copies - Mourlot 1972
By Max Ernst
Located in Paris, FR
Max ERNST (1891-1976) Pink melody, 1972 Original lithograph Handsigned in pencil by the artist Numbered / 79 copies On Japan paper, size 38.5 x 28.5 cm (c. 15.2 x 11.2 inches) Exce...
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1970s Surrealist Abstract Prints

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Lithograph

Wheel of Life : To the Future - Lithograph, Ltd 100 copies
Located in Paris, FR
Jean Marais (1913 - 1998) Wheel of Life : To the Future Original lithograph Signed with the stamp of the artist (Also bears printed signature in the plate) Numbered / 100 copies On ...
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Late 20th Century Modern Animal Prints

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Lithograph

Stop-Fire large original 1930 advertising lithograph (artist's own copy)
By Charles Loupot
Located in Cotignac, FR
Large original advertising lithograph poster by Charles Loupot (perfect provenance from his own private collection). "Stop-Fire" is an original lithograph poster designed by Loupot...
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1920s Art Deco Prints and Multiples

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Lithograph

Pink Heel Shoes - Original Lithograph Handsigned and limited 79 copies - Mourlot
By Max Ernst
Located in Paris, FR
Max ERNST (1891-1976) Pink heels, 1972 Original lithograph Handsigned in pencil by the artist Numbered / 79 copies On Japan paper, size 38.5 x 28.5 cm (c. 15.2 x 11.2 inches) Excel...
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1970s Surrealist Abstract Prints

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Lithograph

Red Memory - Original Lithograph Handsigned and limited 79 copies - Mourlot 1972
By Max Ernst
Located in Paris, FR
Max ERNST (1891-1976) Red memory, 1972 Original lithograph Handsigned in pencil by the artist Numbered / 79 copies On Japan paper, size 38.5 x 28.5 cm (c. 15.2 x 11.2 inches) Excel...
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1970s Surrealist Abstract Prints

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Lithograph

Pink Women - Original Lithograph Handsigned and limited 79 copies - Mourlot 1972
By Max Ernst
Located in Paris, FR
Max ERNST (1891-1976) Pink women, 1972 Original lithograph Handsigned in pencil by the artist Numbered / 79 copies On Japan paper, size 38.5 x 28.5 cm (c. 15.2 x 11.2 inches) Excel...
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1970s Modern Abstract Prints

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Lithograph

Boys and Ducks - Original Lithograph Handsigned and limited 79 copies - Mourlot
By Max Ernst
Located in Paris, FR
Max ERNST (1891-1976) Boys and ducks, 1972 Original lithograph Handsigned in pencil by the artist Numbered / 79 copies On Japan paper, size 38.5 x 28.5 cm (c. 15.2 x 11.2 inches) E...
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1970s Modern Abstract Prints

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Lithograph

The Scream, 20 TV's - Original handsigned lithograph - Ltd 85 copies (Fluxus)
By Wolf Vostell
Located in Paris, FR
Wolf VOSTELL The Scream : 20 TV's Original lithograph Handsigned in pencil Numbered / 85 copies Or Arches vellum 64 x 100 cm (c. 26 x 40 inch) INFORMATION : This lithograph was cre...
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1990s Contemporary Figurative Prints

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Lithograph

Two Men in a Landscape - Original Lithograph - Handsigned & Ltd 23copies / 1961
By Alberto Giacometti
Located in Paris, FR
Alberto GIACOMETTI Two Men in a Landscape (1961) Original stone lithograph Printed in Atelier Mourlot Handsigned in pencil From a 23 copies limited edition ; the lithograph is not ...
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1960s Modern Landscape Prints

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Lithograph

Two Frogs - Original Lithograph Handsigned and limited 79 copies - Mourlot 1972
By Max Ernst
Located in Paris, FR
Max ERNST (1891-1976) Two frogs, 1972 Original lithograph Handsigned in pencil by the artist Numbered / 79 copies On Japan paper, size 38.5 x 28.5 cm (c. 15.2 x 11.2 inches) Excell...
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1970s Modern Abstract Prints

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Lithograph

Fishermen and People at the Harbor - Original handsigned lithograph - 50 copies
By Jean Hélion
Located in Paris, FR
Jean HELION Fishermen and People at the Harbor Original lithograph Handsigned in pencil Numbered / 50 On BFK Rives vellum 38 x 53 cm (c. 15 x 21 in) Excellent condition
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1960s Modern Landscape Prints

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Lucite, Lithograph

Astrology & Zodiac : Aries "Impulses of the Heart" - Lithograph, Ltd 100 copies
Located in Paris, FR
Jean Marais (1913 - 1998) Astrology & Zodiac : Aries "Impulses of the Heart" Original lithograph and photolithograph Signed with the stamp of the artist (Also bears printed signatu...
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Late 20th Century Modern Animal Prints

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Lithograph

The Hyacinth - 230 copies
By Bernard Buffet
Located in Paris, FR
Bernard BUFFET The Hyacinth MEDIUM : Stone lithograph EDITOR : Mazo, 1966 SIGNATURE : Plate signed LIMITED : 230 copies PAPER : Arches vellum SIZE : 18 x 13" REFERENCE : Ca...
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1960s Modern Still-life Prints

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Lithograph

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Lithographs Copies For Sale on 1stDibs

On 1stDibs, there are several options of lithographs copies available for sale. Browse a selection of Modern, Abstract or Post-Impressionist versions of these works for sale today — there are 24 Modern, 8 Abstract, 8 Surrealist, 5 Pop Art and 2 Post-Impressionist examples available. These items have been produced for many years, with earlier versions available from the 19th Century and newer variations made as recently as the 20th Century. You can search the lithographs copies that we have for sale on 1stDibs by color — popular works were created in bold and neutral palettes with elements of gray, black, brown and blue. Jean Helion, Sayed Haider Raza, (after) Georges Braque, Max Ernst and Richard Lindner took a thoughtful approach to this subject that are worth considering. Each of these unique pieces was handmade with extraordinary care, with artists most often working in lithograph, lucite and plastic. If space is limited, there are small lithographs copies measuring 9.06 across, while our inventory also includes pieces up to 55 inches across to better suit those in the market for large iterations.

How Much are Lithographs Copies?

Prices for art of this kind can differ depending upon size, time period and other attributes — lithographs copies in our inventory begin at $213 and can go as high as $5,854, while the average can fetch as much as $732.

Finding the Right Prints and Multiples for You

Decorating with fine-art prints — whether they’re figurative prints, abstract prints or another variety — has always been a practical way of bringing a space to life as well as bringing works by an artist you love into your home.

Pursued in the 1960s and ’70s, largely by Pop artists drawn to its associations with mass production, advertising, packaging and seriality, as well as those challenging the primacy of the Abstract Expressionist brushstroke, printmaking was embraced in the 1980s by painters and conceptual artists ranging from David Salle and Elizabeth Murray to Adrian Piper and Sherrie Levine.

Printmaking is the transfer of an image from one surface to another. An artist takes a material like stone, metal, wood or wax, carves, incises, draws or otherwise marks it with an image, inks or paints it and then transfers the image to a piece of paper or other material.

Fine-art prints are frequently confused with their more commercial counterparts. After all, our closest connection to the printed image is through mass-produced newspapers, magazines and books, and many people don’t realize that even though prints are editions, they start with an original image created by an artist with the intent of reproducing it in a small batch. Fine-art prints are created in strictly limited editions — 20 or 30 or maybe 50 — and are always based on an image created specifically to be made into an edition.

Many people think of revered Dutch artist Rembrandt as a painter but may not know that he was a printmaker as well. His prints have been preserved in time along with the work of other celebrated printmakers such as Pablo Picasso, Salvador Dalí and Andy Warhol. These fine-art prints are still highly sought after by collectors.

“It’s another tool in the artist’s toolbox, just like painting or sculpture or anything else that an artist uses in the service of mark making or expressing him- or herself,” says International Fine Print Dealers Association (IFPDA) vice president Betsy Senior, of New York’s Betsy Senior Fine Art, Inc.

Because artist’s editions tend to be more affordable and available than his or her unique works, they’re more accessible and can be a great opportunity to bring a variety of colors, textures and shapes into a space.

For tight corners, select small fine-art prints as opposed to the oversized bold piece you’ll hang as a focal point in the dining area. But be careful not to choose something that is too big for your space. And feel free to lean into it if need be — not every work needs picture-hanging hooks. Leaning a larger fine-art print against the wall behind a bookcase can add a stylish installation-type dynamic to your living room. (Read more about how to arrange wall art here.)

Find the fine-art prints you’re looking for on 1stDibs today.