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Dans l' Atelier - 1960s - Pablo Picasso - Aquatint - Modern
By Pablo Picasso
Located in Roma, IT
Hand Signed. Edition of 50 copies plus 15 artist's proofs. Aquatint and drypoint. Image dimensions: 32 x 46 cm Reference: Bloch 1219; Baer 1201.
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1960s Modern Abstract Prints

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Aquatint

Pablo Picasso, Le Joueur de Diaule, etching and aquatint
By Pablo Picasso
Located in Chatsworth, CA
This piece is an original etching and aquatint by Pablo Picasso done in 1966. It is hand signed and numbered 10/50 from the edition of 50. This piece is unframed and the paper meas...
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1960s Other Art Style Figurative Prints

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Etching, Aquatint

La Tauromaquia - Suite of Original Aquatints by Pablo Picasso - 1959
By Pablo Picasso
Located in Roma, IT
Edition of 263 copies including the complete set of 26 aquatints made by Pablo Picasso with the sugar-lift aquatint technique. One of the 220 copies on Guarro wove paper, numbered a...
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1950s Cubist More Art

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Aquatint, Paper

'Bacchanale' original aquatint signed by Pablo Picasso, male nude Mediterranean
By Pablo Picasso
Located in Milwaukee, WI
'Bacchanale’ is an aquatint print composed by the esteemed modernist Pablo Picasso. Published by Atelier Crommelynck in Paris under Picasso’s direction and signed by the artist in pe...
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1950s Cubist Figurative Prints

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Laid Paper, Aquatint

Pablo Picasso, Exchange de Regards from 347 Series, aquatint and drypoint
By Pablo Picasso
Located in Chatsworth, CA
This piece is an original aquatint and drypoint by Pablo Picasso, done in 1968. It was created for Picasso's series entitled 347 Series, which consists of 347 original works. This pi...
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1960s Post-Impressionist Figurative Prints

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Drypoint, Aquatint

Paris - from Picasso's largest print series "347" etchings and aquatints, erotic
By Pablo Picasso
Located in Hamburg, DE
"Paris" from the "347 Suite", signed in the plate, numbered and stamped, comes in a passpartout and nicely framed in a silver frame. The “347 Suite” is Pablo Picasso’s largest print ...
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1960s Modern Figurative Prints

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Black and White, Lithograph

La Serenade, Pablo Picasso
By Pablo Picasso
Located in New York, NY
From La Celestine, a series comprised of 66 etchings with aquatint printed on hand-made paper, La Serenade is original etching created by Pablo Picasso in 1968, measuring 8 1/4 x 6 1...
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20th Century Prints and Multiples

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Aquatint

Sculptor - Original Aquatint Etching (Bloch #1192)
By Pablo Picasso
Located in Paris, FR
Pablo PICASSO Sculptor FROM the “Sable mouvant” book edition published by Louis Broder, Paris in an edition of 255. There were also suites printed on different papers and with pencil...
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1960s Modern Figurative Prints

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Etching, Aquatint

Picasso: La Poule Bloch694
By Pablo Picasso
Located in New York, NY
Aquatint, drypoint, and scraper printed on Arches wove paper with Arches watermark From the edition of 50 Signed by the artist in pencil, lower right Numbered 27/50 in pencil, lower ...
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Mid-20th Century Modern Animal Prints

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Aquatint

After Pablo Picasso “La Corrida”
By Pablo Picasso
Located in Van Nuys, CA
(After) PABLO PICASSO “La Corrida” Color Aquatint,1956. 19 1/8 x 25 ¾ inches, full margins. Signed and numbered 137/200 in pencil, lower margin. Published by Atelier la Couriere, Par...
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Mid-20th Century Prints and Multiples

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Aquatint

Pablo Picasso: L'Égyptienne Bloch746
By Pablo Picasso
Located in New York, NY
Sugarlift aquatint printed on Arches wove Annotated "Epreuve d'artiste" lower left, in pencil One of fifteen artist's proofs of the second (final) state Printed by Lacourière, 1953-...
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Mid-20th Century Cubist Figurative Prints

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Aquatint

Picasso: La Barre d'appui: three plates
By Pablo Picasso
Located in New York, NY
Three etchings with aquatint on Chine paper Each one of three proofs after the plates were cancelled Printed by Lacourière Image: 6 ¼ x 4 1/8 inches Sheet: 8 ¼ x 6 3/8 inches (Blo...
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20th Century Modern Portrait Prints

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Etching, Aquatint

Picasso's Meninas - Richard Hamilton, Aquatint, Pop Art, Contemporary Art, Print
By Richard Hamilton
Located in London, GB
Etching with aquatint, roulette, and drypoint, 1973. Signed in pencil and numbered from the edition of 120. From: Homage to Picasso. Printed on Rives paper by Aldo Crommelynck, Pa...
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1970s Pop Art Figurative Prints

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Drypoint, Etching, Aquatint

Pablo Picasso, La célestine from 347 Series, etching
By Pablo Picasso
Located in Chatsworth, CA
This piece is an original etching by Pablo Picasso, done in 1968. It was created for Picasso's series entitled "347 Series", which consists of 347 original works. This piece is hand...
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1960s Modern Figurative Prints

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Drypoint, Etching, Aquatint

Picasso Histoire de Sabartes et desa Voisine: Les Banderilles
By Pablo Picasso
Located in Laguna Beach, CA
From the unpublished series, “Histoire de Sabartés et de sa voisine: Les Banderilles" (History of Sabartés and his Neighbor: Les Banderilles). Picasso expert Brigitte Baer records 16...
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1950s Cubist Figurative Prints

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Aquatint

Pablo Picasso, La Fete de la Madame, dry point etching
By Pablo Picasso
Located in Chatsworth, CA
This piece is an original dry point etching with aquatint and scraper, created by Pablo Picasso in 1971, for the 156 Series. This piece is stamp signed and numbered from the edition ...
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1970s Modern Figurative Prints

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Aquatint, Etching

Picasso, Minotaure aveugle guidé par Marie-Thérèse, 1934 Signed Etching
By Pablo Picasso
Located in Long Island City, NY
A fabulous impression of this scarce Picasso etching from the Vollard Suite published in 1939. In an excellent hand-carved museum frame with all acid-free conservation materials. ...
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1930s Modern Figurative Prints

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Aquatint, Etching

Pablo Picasso: Tête de Femme No. 2. Portrait de Dora Maar (B1340)
By Pablo Picasso
Located in New York, NY
Color aquatint printed on Montval paper From the edition of 104 Dated in the plate '20.4.1939' Printed by Lacourière Image: 11 3/4 x 9 1/4inches Sheet: 17 3/4 x 13 1/4 inches Frame...
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20th Century Portrait Prints

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Aquatint

Pablo Picasso: Venus et l'amour, d'après Cranach Bloch 1835
By Pablo Picasso
Located in New York, NY
Aquatint, scraper, burin and drypoint printed on Rives One of three trial proofs printed before steelfacing, outside the edition of 50 of the sixth (final) state Printed by Lacouriè...
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Mid-20th Century Abstract Nude Prints

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Aquatint

Peintre au Travail avec Modèle barbu et une Spectatrice en Tailleur, Picasso
By Pablo Picasso
Located in Roma, IT
Peintre au Travail avec Modèle barbu et une Spectatrice en Tailleur, from Les Bleus de Barcelone Hand Signed and numbered. Edition of 75 prints. Image dimensions: 23.5x33.5 cm. Picas...
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1960s Cubist Figurative Prints

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Aquatint, Etching

Le Cocu Magnifique - Original Complete Suite of Etchings by Pablo Picasso - 1968
By Pablo Picasso
Located in Roma, IT
In-folio Oblong Dimensions : 29x39 cm. Paris Atelier Crommelynck 1968 Edition of 200 copies including 12 original out-of-text etchings (7 etchings, 4 etchings and acquatint and 1 e...
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1960s Cubist More Art

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Drypoint, Etching, Aquatint

Patron et sa Suite en Visite à l’Atelier - Original Etching by P. Picasso - 1968
By Pablo Picasso
Located in Roma, IT
Hand signed. Edition of 50 pieces. From the Serie “Les 347”, table no. 110. Perfect impression on vélin blanc, very fresh and with sheet in full margins and perfect conditions, numbe...
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1960s Cubist More Prints

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Drypoint, Aquatint

Hommage à Picasso
By André Masson
Located in Paris, FR
Aquatint, 1973 Handsigned by the artist in pencil and numbered 52/90 Publisher : Propyläen-Verlag (Berlin) Printer : Atelier Crommelynck (Paris) 75.50 cm. x 57.00 cm. 29.72 in. x 22...
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1970s Abstract Abstract Prints

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Aquatint

Baj Chez Picasso 4
By Enrico Baj
Located in Long Island City, NY
Artist: Enrico Baj, Italian (1924 - 2003) Title: Baj Chez Picasso 4 Year: 1969 Medium: Aquatint Etching, Signed and numbered in pencil Edition: 86/100 Image Size: 20.5 x 14 inch...
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1960s Cubist Portrait Prints

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Etching, Aquatint

Baj Chez Picasso 2
By Enrico Baj
Located in Long Island City, NY
Artist: Enrico Baj, Italian (1924 - 2003) Title: Baj Chez Picasso 2 Year: 1969 Medium: Aquatint Etching, Signed and numbered in pencil Edition: 86/100 Image Size: 15 x 22 inches...
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1960s Cubist Animal Prints

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Etching, Aquatint

The Student: Homage to Picasso - 20th Century, David Hockney, Picasso, Portrait
By David Hockney
Located in Köln, DE
A wonderful and humorous work by David Hockney. In this double portrait, famous artist Pablo Picasso appears like in a museum, whilst Hockney comes along as a student. Numbered, sign...
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1970s Pop Art Figurative Prints

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Aquatint

The Student, Homage to Picasso
By David Hockney
Located in London, GB
DAVID HOCKNEY b.1937 born in Bradford, United Kingdom 1937 (British) Title: The Student, Homage to Picasso, 1973 Technique: Original Hand Signed and Numbered Etching and Aquatint o...
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1970s Figurative Prints

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Etching, Aquatint

Homenaje a Picasso - 20th Century, Eduardo Chillida, Abstraction
By Eduardo Chillida
Located in Köln, DE
This is one of the most important motifs in the graphic oeuvre of Chillida. The Spanish artist is very well known for his large-scale sculptures which can be found in public as well ...
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1970s Abstract Abstract Prints

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Aquatint

Painter, Model and Viewer, from: Series 347 - French Series, Original print
By Pablo Picasso
Located in London, GB
PABLO PICASSO 1881-1973 Málaga 1881- 1973 Mougins (Spanish) Title: Painter, Model and Viewer, from: Series 347 Peintre, modèle et spectateur, 1968 Technique: Original Hand Signed ...
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1960s Portrait Prints

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Aquatint

Dans l'Atelier [Peintre avec le portrait d'un jeune garcon, dans son atelier]
By Pablo Picasso
Located in New York, NY
Pablo Picasso was born on October 25, 1881, in Málaga, Spain. Forging himself a leading role in the twentieth-century art scene, Picasso proved his genius in a myriad of media that i...
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1960s Figurative Prints

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Etching, Aquatint

Couple posant pour un portrait en médaillon (Couple Posing for a Medallion...)
By Pablo Picasso
Located in Chicago, IL
Signed and numbered Reference: Bloch 1233 Baer 1470/B/B/1 Note: An extraordinary example of Picasso’s ability to handle blacks and whites.
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1960s Modern Figurative Prints

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Aquatint

Citando a Matar (Summoning to a Kill)
By Pablo Picasso
Located in Washington, DC
Pablo Picasso Citando a Matar (Summoning to a Kill) Artist: Pablo Picasso Medium: Original aquatint Title: Citando a Matar (Summoning to a Kill) Portfolio: La Tauromaquia Year: 1959 ...
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1950s Figurative Prints

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Aquatint

El Toro Sale del Toril (The Bull leaves the Bullpen)
By Pablo Picasso
Located in Washington, DC
Pablo Picasso El Toro Sale del Toril (The Bull leaves the Bullpen) Artist: Pablo Picasso Medium: Original aquatint Title: El Toro Sale del Toril (The Bull leaves the Bullpen) Portfol...
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1950s Animal Prints

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Aquatint

Suerte Llamada de Don Tancredo (The Luck of Don Tancredo)
By Pablo Picasso
Located in Washington, DC
Pablo Picasso Suerte Llamada de Don Tancredo (The Luck of Don Tancredo) Artist: Pablo Picasso Medium: Original aquatint Title: Suerte Llamada de Don Tancredo (The Luck of Don Tancred...
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1950s Animal Prints

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Aquatint

Despues de la Estocada el Torero Senala la Muerte del Toro
By Pablo Picasso
Located in Washington, DC
Pablo Picasso Despues de la Estocada el Torero Senala la Muerte del Toro (After the Deathblow the Bullfighter Presents the Death of the Bull) Artist: Pablo Picasso Medium: Original a...
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1950s Figurative Prints

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Aquatint

Peintre au travail [Peintre barbu avec modele nu et un spectateur] 1 novembre
By Pablo Picasso
Located in New York, NY
Pablo Picasso was born on October 25, 1881, in Málaga, Spain. Forging himself a leading role in the twentieth-century art scene, Picasso proved his genius in a myriad of media that i...
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1960s Figurative Prints

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Drypoint, Aquatint

Le Picador (Bloch 692)
By Pablo Picasso
Located in New York, NY
Aquatint printed on Arches wove with Arches watermark From the edition of 50 Signed by the artist in pencil, lower right Numbered 46/50 in pencil, lower left Printed by Lacourière, 1...
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1950s Modern Animal Prints

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Aquatint

Tete D’Homme Au Maillot Raye (Man’s Head With Striped Shirt), 1964
By Pablo Picasso
Located in Oakland Hills, CA
Created in 1964, this color aquatint on Auvergene Richard de Bas paper is hand signed by Pablo Picasso (Malaga, 1881 – Mougins, 1973) in graphite in the lower right margin and number...
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1960s Modern Portrait Prints

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Aquatint

Portrait de Vollard II
By Pablo Picasso
Located in Paris, FR
Aquatint, 1937 Handsigned by the artist in red pencil Catalog : Bloch 231 44.00 cm. x 34.00 cm. 17.32 in. x 13.39 in. (paper) 35.00 cm. x 24.00 cm. 13.78 in. x 9.45 in. (image) Pla...
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1930s Abstract Abstract Prints

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Aquatint

Portrait de Vollard III
By Pablo Picasso
Located in Paris, FR
Aquatint, 1937 Handsigned by the artist in red pencil Catalog : Bloch 232 44.00 cm. x 33.00 cm. 17.32 in. x 12.99 in. (paper) 34.00 cm. x 24.00 cm. 13.39 in. x 9.45 in. (image) Pl...
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1930s Abstract Abstract Prints

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Aquatint

Plate IV, Le Cocu Magnifique
By Pablo Picasso
Located in Fairlawn, OH
Plate IV, Le Cocu Magnifique etching & aquatint, 1968 Unsigned on the print Signed on the portfolio justification page (see photo) From the unsigned edition of 200 impressions printe...
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1960s Modern Nude Prints

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Aquatint

Citando al Toro con la Capa (Summoning the Bull with the Cape)
By Pablo Picasso
Located in Washington, DC
Pablo Picasso Citando al Toro con la Capa (Summoning the Bull with the Cape) Artist: Pablo Picasso Medium: Original aquatint Title: Citando al Toro con la Capa (Summoning the Bull wi...
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1950s Animal Prints

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Aquatint

El Arrastre (Dragging of the Slain Bull)
By Pablo Picasso
Located in Washington, DC
Pablo Picasso El Arrastre (Dragging of the Slain Bull) Artist: Pablo Picasso Medium: Original aquatint Title: El Arrastre (Dragging of the Slain Bull) Portfolio: La Tauromaquia Year:...
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1950s Animal Prints

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Aquatint

Suerte de Muleta (The Luck of the Red Cape)
By Pablo Picasso
Located in Washington, DC
Pablo Picasso Suerte de Muleta (The Luck of the Red Cape) Artist: Pablo Picasso Medium: Original aquatint Title: Suerte de Muleta (The Luck of the Red Cape) Portfolio: La Tauromaquia...
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1950s Figurative Prints

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Aquatint

Clavando un par de Banderillas (Pinning a Pair of Flags)
By Pablo Picasso
Located in Washington, DC
Pablo Picasso Clavando un par de Banderillas (Pinning a Pair of Flags) Artist: Pablo Picasso Medium: Original aquatint Title: Clavando un par de Banderillas (Pinning a Pair of Flags)...
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1950s Animal Prints

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Aquatint

El Picador Obligando al Toro con su Pica (The Horseman Forcing the Bull with a S
By Pablo Picasso
Located in Washington, DC
Pablo Picasso El Picador Obligando al Toro con su Pica (The Horseman Forcing the Bull with a Spear) Artist: Pablo Picasso Medium: Original aquatint Title: El Picador Obligando al Tor...
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1950s Animal Prints

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Aquatint

Los Cabestros Retiran al Toro Manso (Halters Withdraw the Tamed Bull)
By Pablo Picasso
Located in Washington, DC
Pablo Picasso Los Cabestros Retiran al Toro Manso (Halters Withdraw the Tamed Bull) Artist: Pablo Picasso Medium: Original aquatint Title: Los Cabestros Retiran al Toro Manso (Halter...
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1950s Animal Prints

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Aquatint

Salto con la Garrocha (Pole Vault)
By Pablo Picasso
Located in Washington, DC
Pablo Picasso Salto con la Garrocha (Pole Vault) Artist: Pablo Picasso Medium: Original aquatint Title: Salto con la Garrocha (Pole Vault) Portfolio: La Tauromaquia Year: 1959 Editio...
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1950s Animal Prints

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Aquatint

Toreando a la Veronica (Swinging the Cape Away)
By Pablo Picasso
Located in Washington, DC
Pablo Picasso Toreando a la Veronica (Swinging the Cape Away) Artist: Pablo Picasso Medium: Original aquatint Title: Toreando a la Veronica (Swinging the Cape Away) Portfolio: La Tau...
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1950s Animal Prints

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Aquatint

Paseo de Cuadrillas (Ride of the Bullfighting Teams)
By Pablo Picasso
Located in Washington, DC
Pablo Picasso Paseo de Cuadrillas (Ride of the Bullfighting Teams) Artist: Pablo Picasso Medium: Original aquatint Title: Paseo de Cuadrillas (Ride of the Bullfighting Teams) Portfol...
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1950s Animal Prints

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Aquatint

Toros en el Campo (Bulls in the Field)
By Pablo Picasso
Located in Washington, DC
Pablo Picasso Toros en el Campo (Bulls in the Field) Artist: Pablo Picasso Medium: Original aquatint Title: Toros en el Campo (Bulls in the Field) Portfolio: La Tauromaquia Year: 195...
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1950s Animal Prints

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Aquatint

A los Toros (The Bulls)
By Pablo Picasso
Located in Washington, DC
Pablo Picasso A los Toros (The Bulls) Artist: Pablo Picasso Medium: Original aquatint Title: A los Toros (The Bulls) Portfolio: La Tauromaquia Year: 1959 Edition: 10 Framed Size: 26"...
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1950s Animal Prints

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Aquatint

Citando al Toro a Banderillas Sentado en una Silla
By Pablo Picasso
Located in Washington, DC
Pablo Picasso Citando al Toro a Banderillas Sentado en una Silla (Summoning a Bull with Flags while Seated in a Chair) Artist: Pablo Picasso Medium: Original aquatint Title: Citando ...
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1950s Figurative Prints

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Aquatint

Citando a Banderillas (Summoning to the Flags)
By Pablo Picasso
Located in Washington, DC
Pablo Picasso Citando a Banderillas (Summoning to the Flags) Artist: Pablo Picasso Medium: Original aquatint Title: Citando a Banderillas (Summoning to the Flags) Portfolio: La Tauro...
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1950s Animal Prints

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Aquatint

Suerte de Varas (The Luck of the Spears)
By Pablo Picasso
Located in Washington, DC
Pablo Picasso Suerte de Varas (The Luck of the Spears) Artist: Pablo Picasso Medium: Original aquatint Title: Suerte de Varas (The Luck of the Spears) Portfolio: La Tauromaquia Year:...
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1950s Animal Prints

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Aquatint

Picador et Taureau. I (Bloch 1350)
By Pablo Picasso
Located in New York, NY
Sugarlift aquatint with etching One of two or three impressions of the second (final) state printed on Pur Fil Marais wove with Pur fil Marais watermark Dated upper left, in plate ...
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1940s Modern Animal Prints

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Etching, Aquatint

Sous les Feux de la Rampe: Femme Nue Entre Deux Hommes, from 12 Novembre 1966 II
By Pablo Picasso
Located in Boston, MA
Artist: Picasso, Pablo Title: Sous les Feux de la Rampe: Femme Nue Entre Deux Hommes, from 12 Novembre 1966 III Date: 1966 Medium: Etching with Aquatint Framed Dimensions: 22.75...
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1930s Modern Figurative Prints

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Etching, Aquatint

Despues de la Estocada el Torero Senala la Muerte del Toro
By Pablo Picasso
Located in Washington, DC
Pablo Picasso Despues de la Estocada el Torero Senala la Muerte del Toro (After the Deathblow the Bullfighter Presents the Death of the Bull) Artist: Pablo Picasso Medium: Original a...
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1950s Animal Prints

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Aquatint

La Cogida (The Tossing)
By Pablo Picasso
Located in Washington, DC
Pablo Picasso La Cogida (The Tossing) Artist: Pablo Picasso Medium: Original aquatint Title: La Cogida (The Tossing) Portfolio: La Tauromaquia Year: 1959 Edition: 10 Framed Size: 26"...
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1950s Animal Prints

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Aquatint

Echan Perros al Toro (Releasing Dogs on the Bull)
By Pablo Picasso
Located in Washington, DC
Pablo Picasso Echan Perros al Toro (Releasing Dogs on the Bull) Artist: Pablo Picasso Medium: Original aquatint Title: Echan Perros al Toro (Releasing Dogs on the Bull) Portfolio: La...
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1950s Animal Prints

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Aquatint

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Picasso Aquatint For Sale on 1stDibs

Surely you’ll find the exact picasso aquatint you’re seeking on 1stDibs — we’ve got a vast assortment for sale. There are many Modern, Abstract and Contemporary versions of these works for sale. Finding the perfect picasso aquatint may mean sifting through those created during different time periods — you can find an early version that dates to the 19th Century and a newer variation that were made as recently as the 20th Century. On 1stDibs, the right picasso aquatint is waiting for you and the choices span a range of colors that includes gray, beige, black and brown. Finding an appealing picasso aquatint — no matter the origin — is easy, but Pablo Picasso, (after) Pablo Picasso, Joan Miró, Enrico Baj and David Hockney each produced popular versions that are worth a look. Artworks like these — often created in aquatint, etching and engraving — can elevate any room of your home. If space is limited, you can find a small picasso aquatint measuring 2.3 high and 3.4 wide, while our inventory also includes works up to 46 across to better suit those in the market for a large picasso aquatint.

How Much is a Picasso Aquatint?

The price for a picasso aquatint in our collection starts at $1,600 and tops out at $125,738 with the average selling for $6,600.

pablo-picasso Biography and Important Works

One of the most prolific and revolutionary artists the world has ever seen, Pablo Picasso had a tremendous impact on the development of 20th-century modern art.

Although he is best known for his association with the Cubist movement, which he founded with Georges Braque, Picasso’s influence extends to Surrealism, neoclassicism and expressionism.

“Every act of creation is, first of all, an act of destruction,” the Spanish artist proclaimed. In his Cubist paintings, he emphasizes the two-dimensionality of the canvas, breaking with conventions regarding perspective, foreshortening and proportion. Picasso was inspired by Iberian and African tribal art. One of his most famous pre-Cubist works is Les Demoiselles d’Avignon (1907), a painting considered immoral and shocking at the time for its depiction of nude women whose faces resemble Iberian tribal masks.

He made many portraits in this style, most often of the women in his life, their expressively colored faces composed of geometric shards of surface planes. In Woman in a Hat (Olga), 1935, he painted his first wife as an assemblage of abstract forms, leaving the viewer to decipher the subject through the contrasting colors and shapes. Picasso was a tireless artist, creating more than 20,000 paintings, drawings, prints, ceramics and sculptures. Tracing his life’s work reveals the progression of modern art, on which he had an unparalleled influence.

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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.)

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