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Pablo Picasso Paintings

PABLO PICASSO (SPAIN, 1881–1973)

One of the most prolific and revolutionary artists the world has ever seen, Pablo Picasso (1881–1973) 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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La communiante avec missel
By Pablo Picasso
Located in Palm Desert, CA
A painting by Pablo Picasso. "La communiante avec missel" is a modern painting, oil on canvas executed in a soft palette of whites, beiges, and browns by Spanish artist Pablo Picasso...
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Early 20th Century Modern Pablo Picasso Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Les Communiants
By Pablo Picasso
Located in Palm Desert, CA
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Early 20th Century Cubist Pablo Picasso Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Sunshine
By Pablo Picasso
Located in Paris, FR
Pablo Picasso 1881-1973 Spanish "Sunshine", 1956 Pastel on paper Signed ‘Picasso” and dated ‘25.10.56’ lower right Certificate by Claude Ruiz-Picasso Paper: 9 1/2" high x 11 3/8" ...
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20th Century Modern Pablo Picasso Paintings

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Paper, Pastel

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SUITE 156
By Pablo Picasso
Located in CORAL GABLES - MIAMI, FL
PICASSO Pablo Ruiz Picasso Malaga 1881- Mougins 1973 Suite 156 Plate Nº70 Aguatinta-Etching 50X45 Cm. Stamped signature 50 edition copis Cataloged in Georges BLOCH Volume III Virtual...
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Late 20th Century Abstract Expressionist Pablo Picasso Paintings

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SUITE 156
H 17.72 in. W 19.69 in.
Antibes, Le 30.9.54 - Pablo Picasso, Original, French, Ink sketch, feather
By Pablo Picasso
Located in Knowle Lane, Cranleigh
Antibes, Le 30.9.54 - An original drawing by Pablo Picasso executed using ink onto paper and in good condition. This piece comes with a photographic certificate of authenticity sign...
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1950s Post-War Pablo Picasso Paintings

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After Pablo Picasso - Interior - Gouache with Stencil
By Pablo Picasso
Located in Collonge Bellerive, Geneve, CH
After PABLO PICASSO (1881-1973) Interior 1920 Framed Gouache with stencil made in 1933 on vellum paper Stamped Jeanne Bucher’s Gallery Identical dimensions as the original 1920 goua...
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1930s Cubist Pablo Picasso Paintings

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Faune et femme nue
By Pablo Picasso
Located in CORAL GABLES - MIAMI, FL
Faune et femme nue 7/27/1936 Lithograph on paper "a cuve du moulin Richard de Bas" 159/500 Reproduction to template (Jacomet) 52 x 37 cm. Texts by H. Parmelin Ed. "Au ...
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1960s Abstract Expressionist Pablo Picasso Paintings

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Lithograph

4.4.69
By Pablo Picasso
Located in New York, NY
Il s'agit de la série des "Portraits imaginaires", sur les rois d'Espagne. Ce sont des lithographies d'après, signées dans la planche.
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1970s Expressionist Pablo Picasso Paintings

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SUITE 347
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PICASSO Pablo Ruiz Picasso Malaga 1881- 1973 Mougins Suite 347 19 AUGUST 1968 I Aquatint-etching 45x55 Cm. Signed in Pencil. Edition 50 copies Reasoned catalog of Georges B...
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1960s Abstract Expressionist Pablo Picasso Paintings

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  • SUITE 347
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Deux femmes se reposant
By Pablo Picasso
Located in New York, NY
Gravure originale à la pointe sèche
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1930s Expressionist Pablo Picasso Paintings

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6.4.69 - I
By Pablo Picasso
Located in New York, NY
voici les photos des Picasso. Il s'agit de la série des "Portraits imaginaires", sur les rois d'Espagne. Ce sont des lithographies d'après, signées dans la planche.
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Lithograph

  •  6.4.69 - I
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H 33.67 in. W 27.37 in.
Picasso Mat Owl Ceramic Madoura
By Pablo Picasso
Located in East Hampton, NY
Pablo Picasso (Spanish, 1881–1973) Mat Owl, 1955 Ceramic Edition 15.4 ? 12.6 in. cm. Madoura stamp. Edition 450 Foundry/Publisher Ed. Picasso, Madoura plein feu ed.
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26.3.69 - III
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1970s Cubist Pablo Picasso Paintings

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