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I bought this piece of art and love it. But I need to know who owns the original. Picasso did not sign this one only the date. What I find interesting is that only the dark blue has bled threw to the back of the paper. I do not know what this is? A print, litho? Etc.

Thank you Mike

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Mike--I can tell you that it is not an original lithograph, as it is not in the Official Catalog of ALL Picasso lithographs.  That means it is a reproduction.  Picasso dated his works, so the date was reproduced along with the image [7 December 1959].  In all likelihood, the original is in a museum somewhere.  Doesn't matter what it is.  Enjoy!  Alan Klevit

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Alan Klevit

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I can provide sound advice on buying, collecting & understanding fine art, especially original works by 20th century masters and leading contemporary artists. I can also explain techniques used to create original works and offer tips on how to tell whether or not a piece is an original work of art.

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I have been active in the art world for twenty-seven years. I owned and operated four galleries and a wholesale showroom on both coasts. We specialized in original works by 20th century masters and emerging artists. I have been an art consultant, artist's representative, lecturer, auctioneer, and curator. I had a radio show for two years, "Today's Art World with Alan Klevit" [Washington, D.C.]; hosted two television shows on the arts for six years [Los Angeles Area]; have written for numerous local papers and international art magazines; and currently write a syndicated column, "The Art Beat." I conduct art auctions for charities throughout the United States, and am a frequent speaker/auctioneer on upscale cruise ships, and at civic organizations and local television shows.







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Undergraduate and graduate degrees from Georgetown University and The American University

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