Contemporary Art Holdings


14 APRIL – 13 MAY 2006
Exhibition Open Tuesday – Saturday 10am-5pm

Pablo Picasso was born in Spain in 1881 and was to become the most famous, versatile, prolific and influential artist of the 20th Century. The son of a painting and drawing teacher, he was remarkably precocious, mastering academic draughtsmanship when still a child. By the 1920s Picasso had established himself as a world famous painter and his reputation and status continued to grow throughout his lifetime.

It is our good fortune that Picasso had such a great love of printmaking. By the time he died in 1973 he had produced a substantial body of original etchings, lithographs and linocuts, which rank with the greatest prints of the 20th Century. While the ownership of an original painting is, for the majority of us, out of the question, his original prints made in


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comparatively small editions are still relatively accessible. Wetpaint Gallery is delighted to be able to present an exclusive collection of these graphic works.


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