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The Abode of Snow
By Ansel Adams
Located in Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA
Signed with printed title on front of print. From 'Parmelian Prints of the High Sierra', limited edition of 100 copies.
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20th Century Popular Artists

Kehinde Wiley 'Sharrod Hosten Study III' Print, 2020
By Kehinde Wiley
Located in Miami, FL
Kehinde Wiley's 'Sharrod Hosten Study III, 2020' is part of a limited edition print of only 30 copies. This piece was printed using archival ink on paper, signed and dated 'Kehinde W...
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2010s Contemporary Popular Artists

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Archival Paper, Screen

New York Still Life
By Irving Penn
Located in New York, NY
New York Still Life, 1947/April 1980 Signed, titled, dated, numbered, and inscribed in pencil, verso Platinum-palladium print on Rives paper mo...
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1940s Contemporary Popular Artists

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Platinum

Paths and Edges #7
By Richard Serra
Located in New York, NY
1-color etching Sheet: 20 1/4 x 29 in. (51.4 x 73.7 cm) Edition of 60 Signed and numbered on verso Published by Gemini G.E.L., Los Angeles
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Early 2000s Minimalist Popular Artists

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Etching

Pablo Picasso "Grand Tête" (Portrait de Jacqueline aux Cheveux lisses)
By Pablo Picasso
Located in Van Nuys, CA
PABLO PICASSO (1881-1973) Grand Tête (Portrait de Jacqueline aux Cheveux lisses) linocut in colors, on Arches paper, 1962, signed in pencil, numbered 12/50, with full margins, pale ...
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20th Century Cubist Popular Artists

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Linocut

Pablo Picasso 'Lampe femme' A. R. 294 Variant
By Pablo Picasso
Located in Miami, FL
PABLO PICASSO (1881-1973) Lampe femme (A. R. 294 V) Terre de faïence pitcher, 1955, aside from the edition of A. R. 294, partially glazed and painted, with the Madoura and d'Après...
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1950s Abstract Popular Artists

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Ceramic, Earthenware

Homme dévoilant une Femme. (Man uncovering a woman).
By Pablo Picasso
Located in Storrs, CT
Homme dévoilant une Femme. (Man uncovering a woman). 1931. Drypoint. Bloch 138; Baer 203 B.d. Vollard Suite, plate 5. Printed by: Lacourie...
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Mid-20th Century Modern Popular Artists

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Etching

Picador, Pablo Picasso, Ashtray, Design, Sculpture, Ceramic, White, Edition
By Pablo Picasso
Located in Geneva, CH
Picador, Pablo Picasso, Ashtray, Design, Sculpture, Ceramic, White, Edition Picador Ed. 500 pcs 1952 White earthenware clay, oxidized paraffin decoration, white enamel D. 15.2 cm St...
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1950s Post-War Popular Artists

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Ceramic, Earthenware

Pablo Picasso 'Joueur de flûte et chèvre' A. R. 381
By Pablo Picasso
Located in Miami, FL
PABLO PICASSO (1881-1973) Joueur de flûte et chèvre (A. R. 381) Terre de faïence plaque, 1956, from the edition of 100, unglazed and painted, with the Empreinte Originale de Picas...
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1950s Modern Popular Artists

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Ceramic, Earthenware

Corrida Scenes, Pablo Picasso, Set, Ceramics, Design, Art, Sculpture, Postwar
By Pablo Picasso
Located in Geneva, CH
Corrida Scenes, Pablo Picasso, Set, Ceramics, Design, Art, Sculpture, Postwar Corrida Scenes of 8 pieces : Paseo, Pase de cape, Picador, Banderilleros, Pase de muleta, Cogida, Estoc...
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1950s Post-War Popular Artists

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Ceramic, Earthenware

Pablo Picasso Drawing 'Nu couché endormi' Graphite Drawing 1954
By Pablo Picasso
Located in Miami, FL
Drawn in 1954 by Picasso, this fine piece of work is a recognizable mark of his unique style. 'Nu couché endormi' is executed in graphite on cream wove paper. It is dated 28.2.54 and...
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1950s Modern Popular Artists

Materials

Paper, Pencil

Pablo Picasso 'Grosse tête, profil droit' A. R. 536
By Pablo Picasso
Located in Miami, FL
PABLO PICASSO (1881-1973) Grosse tête, profil droit (A. R. 536) Terre de faïence sculpture, 1965, numbered 19/50, with the Edition Picasso and Madoura st...
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1960s Modern Popular Artists

Materials

Ceramic, Wood, Earthenware, Terracotta, Glaze

Caricature of General de Gaulle and Two Women, from: Series 347 - French Series
By Pablo Picasso
Located in London, GB
PABLO PICASSO 1881-1973 Málaga 1881- 1973 Mougins (Spanish) Title: Caricature of General de Gaulle and Two Women, from: Series 347 Caricature du général de ...
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1960s Popular Artists

Materials

Drypoint

ÉCUYERES ET JONGLEUSE (BLOCH 1482)
By Pablo Picasso
Located in Aventura, FL
From La Série 347. Bloch 1482; Baer 1497. Etching on Rives paper. Hand signed and numbered by the artist. From the edition of 50. Published by Galerie Louis Leiris...
Category

1960s Cubist Popular Artists

Materials

Etching, Paper

QUATRE FEMMES NUES ET TETE SCULPTEE (BLOCH 219)
By Pablo Picasso
Located in Aventura, FL
Plate 82 from La Suite Vollard. Bloch 219. Baer 424. Etching on Montval paper. Signed in pencil, from the edition of 260 (there was also an edition of 50 with larger margins). Number...
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1930s Cubist Popular Artists

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Paper, Engraving

Pablo Picasso 'Femme échevelée' A. R. 510
By Pablo Picasso
Located in Miami, FL
PABLO PICASSO (1881-1973) Femme échevelée (A. R. 510) Terre de faïence plate, 1963, numbered 57/100, with the workshop numbering, with the Empreinte Originale de Picasso and Madoura...
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1960s Modern Popular Artists

Materials

Ceramic, Earthenware

GARCON ET DORMEUSE A LA CHANDELLE (BLOCH 226)
By Pablo Picasso
Located in Aventura, FL
Plate 26 from La Suite Vollard. Bloch 226. Baer 440. Etching, engraving and aquatint, on Montval paper. Signed in pencil, from the edition of 260 (there was also an edition of 50 wit...
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1930s Cubist Popular Artists

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Paper, Engraving, Etching, Aquatint

Scène de Tauromachie, Pablo Picasso, 1957, Plate, Ceramic, Design, Postwar, Toro
By Pablo Picasso
Located in Geneva, CH
Scène de Tauromachie, Pablo Picasso, 1957, Plate, Ceramic, Design, Postwar, Toro Scène de tauromachie Ed. 500 pcs 1957 Red earthenware clay, engobe decoration, knife engraved D.24 c...
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1950s Post-Modern Popular Artists

Materials

Ceramic, Clay, Earthenware

Plate V, Le Cocu Magnifique
By Pablo Picasso
Located in Fairlawn, OH
Plate V, Le Cocu Magnifique Etching, 1968 Unsigned From the unsigned edition of 200 impressions printed on Rives BFK paper There is also a signed ed...
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1960s Modern Popular Artists

Materials

Etching

Youth
By Pablo Picasso
Located in San Francisco, CA
Original lithograph printed in black ink on Arches wove paper. Signed and dated on the stone lower right Picasso 23 mai 50 A superb trial proof impression...
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1950s Modern Popular Artists

Materials

Lithograph

Pichet Têtes, Pablo Picasso, 1950's, Sculpture, Ceramic, Pitcher, Design
By Pablo Picasso
Located in Geneva, CH
Pichet Têtes, Pablo Picasso, 1950's, Sculpture, Ceramic, Pitcher, Design Pichet têtes Ed. 500 pcs 1956 White earthenware clay, oxidized paraffin decorati...
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1950s Post-Modern Popular Artists

Materials

Ceramic, Clay

1982 After Pablo Picasso 'Fillette au Tricycle'
By Pablo Picasso
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Paper Size: 28.5 x 21.75 inches ( 72.39 x 55.245 cm ) Image Size: 22 x 18.25 inches ( 55.88 x 46.355 cm ) Framed: No Condition: B: Very Good Condition, with signs of handling or a...
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1980s Cubist Popular Artists

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Lithograph

Pablo Picasso 'Joueur de flute' A. R. 126 Variant
By Pablo Picasso
Located in Miami, FL
PABLO PICASSO (1881-1973) Joueur de flute (A. R. 126 V) Terre de faïence plate, 1963, color variant aside from the edition of 40, with the Empreinte...
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1950s Modern Popular Artists

Materials

Ceramic, Earthenware

Pablo Picasso 'Picador' A. R. 202 Prototype
By Pablo Picasso
Located in Miami, FL
PABLO PICASSO (1881-1973) Picador (A. R. 202 V) Terre-de-faïence plate, 1953, unique prototype molded and painted by Picasso before the edition of 300. With the Madoura Plein Feu ...
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1950s Abstract Popular Artists

Materials

Ceramic, Earthenware

1966 Pablo Picasso 'Papiers Colles' ORIGINAL LITHOGRAPH
By Pablo Picasso
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Paper Size: 25.25 x 19 inches ( 64.135 x 48.26 cm ) Image Size: 17.5 x 14.25 inches ( 44.45 x 36.195 cm ) Framed: No Condition: A-: Near Mint, very light signs of handling Addi...
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1960s Pop Art Popular Artists

Materials

Lithograph

Vase avec Decoration Pastel (Vase with Pastel Decorations), by Pablo Picasso
By Pablo Picasso
Located in Long Island City, NY
Artist: Pablo Picasso, Spanish (1881 - 1973) Title: Vase avec decoration pastel (Vase with Pastel Decorations), [Ramie 190] Year: 1953 Medium: Chamotted red earthenware clay, pastel ...
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1950s Modern Popular Artists

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Ceramic

“Le Picador II” from the book Sabartés
By Pablo Picasso
Located in Collonge Bellerive, Geneve, CH
“Le Picador II” from the book Sabartés, “A los Toros avec Picasso“ 1961, from the edition of unknown size, printed by Mourlot Frères, Paris, published b...
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1960s Modern Popular Artists

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Lithograph

Pierrot (Massine en Pierrot)
By Pablo Picasso
Located in London, GB
Signed in pencil, from the edition of 20 to 25 that accompanied Max Jacob's 'Le Phanérogame' in December 1918. With wide margins (the version issued with the...
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1910s Cubist Popular Artists

Materials

Etching

Face, Pablo Picasso, 1950's, Earthenware, Decorative Art, Design, Interior,
By Pablo Picasso
Located in Geneva, CH
Face, Pablo Picasso, 1950's, Earthenware, Decorative Art, Design, Interior, Ed. 500 pcs 1955 White earthenware clay, decoration in engobe, glaze inside Inscribed and stamped on the...
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1950s Post-War Popular Artists

Materials

Ceramic, Clay, Earthenware, Glaze

Pablo Picasso 'Corrida aux personnages' A. R. 104
By Pablo Picasso
Located in Miami, FL
PABLO PICASSO (1881-1973) Corrida aux personnages (A. R. 104) Terre de faïence dish, 1950, from the edition of 50, glazed and painted, with the Empreinte Originale de Picasso and M...
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1950s Modern Popular Artists

Materials

Ceramic, Earthenware

Visage, Pablo Picasso, Face, 1950's, Ceramic, Madoura, Sculpture, Earthenware
By Pablo Picasso
Located in Geneva, CH
Visage, Pablo Picasso, Face, 1950's, Ceramic, Madoura, Sculpture, Earthenware Ed. 500 pcs White earthenware clay, decoration in engobes under glaze Inscribed on the reverse: Edition...
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1950s Post-War Popular Artists

Materials

Earthenware, Clay

Femme Couchée et Homme au Grand Chapeau
By Pablo Picasso
Located in New York, NY
Large, attractive color linocut by Pablo Picasso from a limited edition of 50. Signed by Picasso and numbered in pencil. Printed by Arnéra, Vallaur...
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1950s Modern Popular Artists

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Linocut

Woman's Head, Decorated with Flowers, Ceramic by Pablo Picasso 1954
By Pablo Picasso
Located in Long Island City, NY
Pablo Picasso, considered the greatest artist of the 20th Century, was a master of all art mediums. He collaborated with Madoura to produce editions of his painted ceramic works beginning in the 1940’s...
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1950s Modern Popular Artists

Materials

Ceramic

Jacqueline au Bandeau de Face (Grand Tête de Femme)
By Pablo Picasso
Located in New York, NY
Stunning and iconic portrait of Picasso's wife, Jacqueline Roque, signed in pencil by Picasso and numbered in pencil from the limited edition of 50.
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20th Century Modern Popular Artists

Materials

Linocut

Series 156: 081 Degas en Jaquette, se dessinant lui-même, en Habit, chez les Fil
By Pablo Picasso
Located in Fairlawn, OH
Series 156: 081 Degas en Jaquette, se dessinant lui-même, en Habit, chez les Filles Etching, 1971 Signed with studio stamp signature lower right (see photo) Edition: 50 (16/50) This ...
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1970s French School Popular Artists

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Etching

Pablo Picasso 'Picador' Ramié 160
By Pablo Picasso
Located in Miami, FL
PABLO PICASSO (1881-1973) Picador (A. R. 160) Terre de faïence plate, 1952, from the edition of 500, incised 'Edition Picasso', partially glazed and painted, with the Edition Pica...
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1950s Modern Popular Artists

Materials

Ceramic

Pablo Picasso 'Chouette' A. R. 604
By Pablo Picasso
Located in Miami, FL
PABLO PICASSO (1881-1973) Chouette (A. R. 604) Terre de faïence vase, 1969, numbered 135/250, incised 'Edition Picasso' and 'Madoura', partially glazed and painted, with the Editio...
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1950s Popular Artists

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Ceramic

Pablo Picasso - Bandaleros - 1961 Original Lithograph
By Pablo Picasso
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Sku: XX1388 Artist: Pablo Picasso Title: Bandaleros Year: 1961 Signed: No Medium: Lithograph Paper Size: 9.5 x 12 inches ( 24.13 x 30.48 cm ) Image Size: 12 x 9.5 inches ( 30.48 x 24...
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1960s Modern Popular Artists

Materials

Black and White, Lithograph

Pablo Picasso 'Pêcheur à la ligne' A. R. 263
By Pablo Picasso
Located in Miami, FL
PABLO PICASSO (1881-1973) Pêcheur à la ligne (A. R. 263) Terre de faïence bowl, 1955, from the edition of 100, incised 'Empreinte Originale de Picasso' and 'Madoura', partially gla...
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1950s Modern Popular Artists

Materials

Ceramic, Earthenware, Glaze

Pablo Picasso 'Pichet á glace' A. R. 142
By Pablo Picasso
Located in Miami, FL
PABLO PICASSO (1881-1973) Pichet á glace (A. R. 142) Terre de faïence pitcher, painted in colors and glazed, 1952, numbered 29/100 and inscribed 'Edition Picasso' and 'Madoura', w...
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1950s Modern Popular Artists

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Ceramic, Earthenware, Glaze

Les Saltimbanques : La Danse - Original etching (Bloch #15)
By Pablo Picasso
Located in Paris, FR
Pablo Picasso Les Saltimbanques : La Danse Original etching On Van Gelder vellum 33 x 51 cm (c. 13 x 20 in) Edited bu Vollard REFERENCES : - Catalo...
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1910s Cubist Popular Artists

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Etching

Lozenge with Dancer and Hind
By Pablo Picasso
Located in Missouri, MO
Lozenge with Dancer and Hind (#620, Ramie) Red Earthenware Clay Edition Madoura Picasso, 93/500 (Verso)
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1970s Modern Popular Artists

Materials

Ceramic

Pablo Picasso 'Visage d'homme vers la gauche' Drawing' 1914
By Pablo Picasso
Located in Miami, FL
Drawn in 1914 by Picasso, this fine piece of work is a recognizable mark of his unique style. "VISAGE D'HOMME VERS LA GAUCHE", 1914 is pencil on paper, created in Avignon. Claude Pic...
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1910s Modern Popular Artists

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Paper, Pencil

Reflexion du Peintre sur la Vie (Reflection of the Painter on Life)
By Pablo Picasso
Located in Laguna Beach, CA
Drypoint, 1967. 350x300 mm; 13 5/8x11 5/8 inches, full margins. With the artist's ink stamp signature, lower right, and numbered 38/50 in pencil, lower left. A very good impression. ...
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1960s Cubist Popular Artists

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Drypoint

Pablo Picasso 'Tête de taureau' A. R. 232
By Pablo Picasso
Located in Miami, FL
PABLO PICASSO (1881-1973) Tête de taureau (A. R. 232) Terre de faïence bowl, 1954, from the edition of 100, partially glazed and painted, with the M...
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1950s Modern Popular Artists

Materials

Ceramic, Earthenware, Glaze

Nature Morte, Compotier - Etching and Drypoint by Pablo Picasso - 1909
By Pablo Picasso
Located in Roma, IT
Nature Morte, Compotier is a rare black and white drypoint on laid ivory-colored paper, realized by Pablo Picasso in 1909. Edition of 100. Hand-signed in pencil on the lower right m...
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Early 1900s Cubist Popular Artists

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Etching, Drypoint

Pablo Picasso 'Service Visage Noir' A. R. 36
By Pablo Picasso
Located in Miami, FL
PABLO PICASSO (1881-1973) Service Visage Noir (A. R. 36) Terre de faïence dish, 1948, from the edition of 100, titled 'CR A', 'Madoura' and 'd'après Picasso', glazed and painted.
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1940s Modern Popular Artists

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Ceramic, Earthenware, Glaze

Pablo Picasso - La Petite Corrida - Original Lithograph
By Pablo Picasso
Located in Collonge Bellerive, Geneve, CH
Pablo Picasso - Original Lithograph La Petite Corrida (The Small Bullfight) 1958 Edition of 2000, unsigned Published in the journal XXe Siecle Dimens...
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1950s Modern Popular Artists

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Lithograph

Madoura Ceramic Plate 'Pase de Cape' Ramié 417
By Pablo Picasso
Located in Miami, FL
This Picasso ceramic plate "PASE DE CAPE, Ramié 417" is made of white earthenware clay and decorated with a whimsical design. Please contact us with any ques...
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1950s Modern Popular Artists

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Ceramic, Earthenware

Pablo Picasso 'Sylvette' A. R. 267
By Pablo Picasso
Located in Miami, FL
PABLO PICASSO (1881-1973) Sylvette (A. R. 267) Terre de faïence bowl, 1955, from the edition of 100, partially glazed and painted, with the Madoura and Empreinte Originale de Picas...
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1960s Modern Popular Artists

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Ceramic, Earthenware

La Fête de la Patronne - Etching by Pablo Picasso - 1971
By Pablo Picasso
Located in Roma, IT
This etching by Picasso is an edition of 50 prints, Plate 115 from "Series 156". Stamped signature as issued. No. 40 from the edition of 50. Orig...
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1970s Cubist Popular Artists

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Etching

Exhibition Poster 60 Years of Graphic Works-ORIGINAL LITHOGRAPH
By Pablo Picasso
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Printed by Mourlot, Paris, 1966. Czwiklitzer #53. Original lithograph in color designed by Picasso for the opening of the LA County Museum in 1966. 2500 copies were printed by Mourlo...
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20th Century Cubist Popular Artists

Materials

Lithograph

"Sculpteur au Travail" from Sable Mouvant by Pablo Picasso, 1964
By Pablo Picasso
Located in Hinsdale, IL
PICASSO, PABLO (1881 – 1973) "Sculpteur au Travail; from Sable Mouvant" Bloch 1183, Baer 1152 Etching and aquatint on tissue-thin japon paper c. 1964 Bearing a watermark “LB – Louis Broder” Signed in Pencil, lower right numbered X/XX, from the edition of 20 in Roman numerals on Japanese paper (there was also the edition of 50 in Arabic numerals on Japanese paper; the edition of 10 in Roman numerals on Auvergne wove paper; and the book edition of 255). Printed by Atelier Crommelynck, Paris Plate Size: 15.187” x 10.875”, Sheet Size: 21” x 16.18”. Published by Louis Broder Picasso illustrated these etching and aquatints as homage to the fascinating poem by Pierre Reverdy. Sable Mouvant (quicksand) is set in the desert and relates to a number of psychological struggles and hallucinations. The works by Picasso elegantly depict Reverdy’s intentions and remove the viewer from reality to expose the inner turmoil of a helpless man and his surroundings. Pablo Picasso was born in Malaga, Spain on October 25, 1881. By the age of 15 he was already technically skilled in drawing and painting. Picasso’s highly original style continuously evolved throughout his long career, expanding the definition of what art could be. In addition to painting, he would explore sculpture, ceramics and other art forms, and become one of the most influential artists of the 1900s. Paintings from Picasso’s blue period (1901-1904) depict forlorn people painted in shades of blue, evoking feelings of sadness and alienation. After his move to Paris in 1904, Picasso’s rose...
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1960s Cubist Popular Artists

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Etching

Exposition Vallauris 1964, signed Linocut by Pablo Picasso
By Pablo Picasso
Located in Long Island City, NY
Artist: Pablo Picasso, Spanish (1881 - 1973) Title: Exposition Vallauris Year: 1964 Medium: Linocut, signed in blue crayon and numbered in pencil Edition: 60/168 aside from 25 arti...
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1960s Modern Popular Artists

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Linocut

Pablo Picasso 'Vase deux anses hautes' A. R. 213
By Pablo Picasso
Located in Miami, FL
PABLO PICASSO (1881-1973) Vase deux anses hautes (A. R. 213) Terre de faïence vase, 1953, from the edition of 400, inscribed 'Edition Picasso'...
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1950s Abstract Impressionist Popular Artists

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Ceramic, Earthenware

Head of a Bull (Plate XXXII)
By Pablo Picasso
Located in Washington, DC
Pablo Picasso Carmen Artist: Pablo Picasso Medium: Original etching on Montval wove paper Title: Head of a Bull (Plate XXXII) Portfolio: Carmen Year: 1949 Edition: 264/289 Framed Siz...
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1940s Cubist Popular Artists

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Etching

Inscribed and Signed Picasso Book "Picasso, el nacimiento de un genio" 1972
By Pablo Picasso
Located in Miami, FL
This coffee table book displays beautiful and unique Picasso drawings and illustrations. The cover is inscribed by Picasso. Signed and dated by Picasso...
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1970s Pop Art Popular Artists

Materials

Archival Paper

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 Popular Artists

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Drypoint, Etching, Aquatint

Picasso, Homme dans un interiéur jouant de la guitare
By Pablo Picasso
Located in Miami, FL
Drawn in 1912 by Picasso, this fine piece of work is a recognizable mark of his unique style. "Homme dans un interiéur jouant de la guitare", 1912 is on cream laid paper, with abstra...
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1910s Abstract Popular Artists

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Paper, Pencil

Pablo Picasso - Seated Woman - Original Etching
By Pablo Picasso
Located in Collonge Bellerive, Geneve, CH
Pablo Picasso - Seated Woman - Original Etching Signed and dated in the plate 1943 Edition: 200 Dimensions: 18.5 x 28 cm Platemark size : 13.2 x 24.5 Material: LaFuMa paper, watermark on the lower right Reference: Bloch 362; Baer 689Bb; Cramer 39; Elliott, Picasso on Paper, National Galleries of Scotland, 2007, illustrated p.84 Pablo Picasso Picasso is not just a man and his work. Picasso is always a legend, indeed almost a myth. In the public view he has long since been the personification of genius in modern art. Picasso is an idol, one of those rare creatures who act as crucibles in which the diverse and often chaotic phenomena of culture are focussed, who seem to body forth the artistic life of their age in one person. The same thing happens in politics, science, sport. And it happens in art. Early life Born in Malaga, Spain, in October of 1881, he was the first child born in the family. His father worked as an artist, and was also a professor at the school of fine arts; he also worked as a curator for the museum in Malaga. Pablo Picasso studied under his father for one year, then went to the Academy of Arts for one year, prior to moving to Paris. In 1901 he went to Paris, which he found as the ideal place to practice new styles, and experiment with a variety of art forms. It was during these initial visits, which he began his work in surrealism and cubism style, which he was the founder of, and created many distinct pieces which were influenced by these art forms. Updates in style During his stay in Paris, Pablo Picasso was constantly updating his style; he did work from the blue period, the rose period, African influenced style, to cubism, surrealism, and realism. Not only did he master these styles, he was a pioneer in each of these movements, and influenced the styles to follow throughout the 20th century, from the initial works he created. In addition to the styles he introduced to the art world, he also worked through the many different styles which appeared, while working in Paris. Not only did he continually improve his style, and the works he created, he is well known because of the fact that he had the ability to create in any style which was prominent during the time. Russian ballet In 1917, Pablo Picasso joined the Russian Ballet, which toured in Rome; during this time he met Olga Khoklova, who was a ballerina; the couple eventually wed in 1918, upon returning to Paris. The couple eventually separated in 1935; Olga came from nobility, and an upper class lifestyle, while Pablo Picasso led a bohemian lifestyle, which conflicted. Although the couple separated, they remained officially married, until Olga's death, in 1954. In addition to works he created of Olga, many of his later pieces also took a centralized focus on his two other love interests, Marie Theresa Walter and Dora Maar. Pablo Picasso remarried Jacqueline Roque in 1961; the couple remained married until his death 12 years later, in 1973. Work as a pacifist Pablo Picasso was a pacifist, and large scale paintings he created, showcased this cry for peace, and change during the time. A 1937 piece he created, after the German bombing of Guernica, was one such influential piece of the time. Not only did this become his most famous piece of art work, but the piece which showed the brutality of war, and death, also made him a prominent political figure of the time. To sell his work, and the message he believed in, art, politics, and eccentricity, were among his main selling points. Conflicting with social views Many things Pablo Picasso did during the 1950s, conflicted with the general public. Viciousness towards his children, exaggerated virility towards women, and joining the Communist party, were some of the many scandals which he was involved in during his lifetime. Although most of the things he did were viewed negatively by a minority of the general public, admirers of Pablo Picasso turned a blind eye, and still accepted him as a prominent figure in their society. Following the end of WWII, Pablo Picasso turned back towards his classic style of work, and he created the "Dove of Peace." Even though he became a member of the Communist party, and supported Stalin and his political views and rule, Pablo Picasso could do no wrong. In the eyes of his admirers and supporters, he was still a prominent figure, and one which they would follow, regardless of what wrongs he did. He was not only an influence because of the works he created, but he was also an influential figure in the political realm. Influence outside of art Although Pablo Picasso is mainly known for his influence to the art world, he was an extremely prominent figure during his time, and to the 20th century in general. He spread his influences to the art world, but also to many aspects of the cultural realm of life as well. He played several roles in film, where he always portrayed himself; he also followed a bohemian lifestyle, and seemed to take liberties as he chose, even during the later stages of his life. He even died in style, while hosting a dinner party in his home. Collection of work Pablo Picasso is recognized as the world's most prolific painter. His career spanned over a 78 year period, in which he created: 13,500 paintings, 100,000 prints and engravings, and 34,000 illustrations which were used in books. He also produced 300 sculptures and ceramic pieces during this expansive career. It is also estimated that over 350 pieces which he created during his career, have been stolen; this is a figure that is far higher than any other artist throughout history. Sale of his works Pablo Picasso has also sold more pieces, and his works have brought in higher profit margins, than any other artist of his time. His pieces rank among the most expensive art...
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1940s Modern Popular Artists

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Etching

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