Pablo Picasso biography

As Picasso's father was an art teacher, he would take full control of Pablo's education in art. He gave him lessons and sent him to schools where he was working as a teacher himself. As such, Picasso's father was ubiquitous in Pablo's life, both at home and in school. Remarkably, in his first two major paintings, The First Communion (1896) and Science and Charity (1897), Pablo includes the...

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Pablo Picasso gallery of paintings by period. - Art Experts

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Pablo Picasso (1881-1973)

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by Grace Bonney

One of the most important moments in my life was when my printmaking teacher gave me a stack of books about women in art and design. Frustrated by my own lack of skill when it came to painting and drawing, I found a trusted mentor in this teacher who would routinely empty her personal bookshelves into my arms and send me home to be inspired by the amazing women who'd come before me. While I ultimately decided that my real skills were outside of creating art, I never forgot those...

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Portrait of Dora Marr (state III) etching by Picasso

This delicate and linear drypoint etching Portrait of Dora Marr (state III)

was created August 16, 1937.

The Montval paper has the watermark of Picasso and was printed by Roger Lacouriere in 1942.  It is one of only 50 printed.

Lacouriere was Picasso's master printer who was responsible for printing the 100-image Vollard Suite of etchings in 1939 and providing printmaking instruction to Picasso,...

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