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Hi, My question is regarding: How many original prints signed and numbered of the "Three Musicians" by Picasso were ever printed? I know there were two different originals with the same title by Pablo. I would appreciate an answer for both works of art.... Thank you.

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Sebastian--The 'original' is a painting, done by Picasso in 1922.  Any prints were, at best, 'afters', ie, created from the painting; at worst, reproductions, and who knows how many?  I have a giclee of "Three Musicians" produced in an edition of 500, signed by a member of Picasso's family.  It is not an original, has no investment value, but I love the piece and it looks great in my TV room, flanked by 'real' original etchings signed & no. by Picasso.  

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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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