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Untitled - Expression no. 1 - Original Serigraph After Jackson Pollock - 1964
By Jackson Pollock
Located in Roma, IT
JACKSON POLLOCK (American, 1912-1956) Untitled, CR1091 (After Painting Number 7, CR324), 1951, printed 1964 Screenprint, on Strathmore wove paper, numbered in pencil lower left, an...
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1960s Abstract Expressionist Abstract Prints

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Mindset, Monotype, Contemporary Abstract Work on Paper, Original Print
By a.muse
Located in New york, NY
Mindset, 2018 by a.muse is 15" x 11”, dated, titled, signed by artist verso (back of work). An abstract contemporary work on paper, a monotype, made with soy-based inks (Akua), and h...
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2010s Contemporary Abstract Prints

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Color, Rag Paper, Intaglio, Monotype

Geisha Walking, Contemporary Abstract Monotype Work on Paper, Original Print
By a.muse
Located in New york, NY
Geisha Walking, 2017 by a.muse is a 15" x 11" original print (1/1), dated, titled, signed by the artist on recto (front). Pulled on an etching press, this is an intaglio print and o...
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2010s Contemporary Abstract Prints

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Intaglio, Monotype, Ink, Rag Paper

Trapezoid Planet, Work on Paper, Contemporary Abstract Monotype, Original Print
By a.muse
Located in New york, NY
Bold color work by a.muse of geometric shapes that float in space in an imaginary constellation. A viscosity inked monotype made using an intaglio printmaking process (an etching pre...
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2010s Contemporary Abstract Prints

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Ink, Rag Paper, Intaglio, Monotype

Many Fans, Work on Paper, Contemporary Abstract Monotype, Original Signed Print
By a.muse
Located in New york, NY
Many Fans by a.muse, 2017 is 15" x 11" -- 1/1, dated, titled, signed recto (on front) by artist. An intaglio printmaking process (made on an etching press), the piece is an original ...
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2010s Contemporary Abstract Prints

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Ink, Rag Paper, Intaglio, Monotype

Jean Miotte - Abstract Composition - Original Aquatint
By Jean Miotte
Located in Collonge Bellerive, Geneve, CH
Jean Miotte - Rare Original Signed Lithograph Title: Abstract Composition Dimensions: 76 x 56 cm Jean Miotte, 1926 - 2016 Miotte came of artistic age in the decade after World War ...
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1970s Abstract Expressionist Abstract Prints

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Aquatint

Jean Miotte - Abstract Composition - Original Signed Lithograph
By Jean Miotte
Located in Collonge Bellerive, Geneve, CH
Jean Miotte - Original Signed Lithograph Title: Abstract Composition Dimensions: 20 x 16 cm Edition: 85/180 Signed and Numbered in pencil Jean Miotte, 1926 - 2016 Miotte came of ar...
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1970s Abstract Expressionist Abstract Prints

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Lithograph

Jean Miotte - Abstract Composition - Original Signed Lithograph
By Jean Miotte
Located in Collonge Bellerive, Geneve, CH
Jean Miotte - Rare Original Signed Lithograph Title: Abstract Composition Dimensions: 76 x 56 cm Edition: 98/150 Signed and Numbered in pencil Jean Miotte, 1926 - 2016 Miotte came ...
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1970s Abstract Expressionist Abstract Prints

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Aquatint

Jean Miotte - Abstract Composition - Original Aquatint Engraving
By Jean Miotte
Located in Collonge Bellerive, Geneve, CH
Jean Miotte - Rare Original Aquatint Engraving Title: Abstract Composition Dimensions: 76 x 56 cm Jean Miotte, 1926 - 2016 Miotte came of artistic age in the decade after World War...
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1970s Abstract Expressionist Abstract Prints

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Aquatint

Jean Miotte - Abstract Composition - Original Signed Lithograph
By Jean Miotte
Located in Collonge Bellerive, Geneve, CH
Jean Miotte - Rare Original Signed Lithograph Title: Abstract Composition Dimensions: 76 x 56 cm Edition: 64/99 Signed and Numbered in pencil Jean Miotte, 1926 - 2016 Miotte came o...
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1990s Abstract Expressionist Abstract Prints

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Aquatint

Jean Miotte - Abstract Composition - Original Signed Lithograph
By Jean Miotte
Located in Collonge Bellerive, Geneve, CH
Jean Miotte - Rare Original Signed Lithograph Title: Abstract Composition Dimensions: 76 x 56 cm Edition: 64/99 Signed and Numbered in pencil Jean Miotte, 1926 - 2016 Miotte came o...
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1990s Abstract Expressionist Abstract Prints

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Aquatint

Jean Miotte - Abstract Composition - Original Signed Lithograph
By Jean Miotte
Located in Collonge Bellerive, Geneve, CH
Jean Miotte - Rare Original Signed Lithograph Title: Abstract Composition Dimensions: 76 x 56 cm Edition: 64/99 Signed and Numbered in pencil
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1990s Abstract Expressionist Abstract Prints

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Aquatint

Jean Miotte - Abstract Composition - Original Signed Lithograph
By Jean Miotte
Located in Collonge Bellerive, Geneve, CH
Jean Miotte - Rare Original Signed Lithograph Title: Abstract Composition Dimensions: 76 x 56 cm Edition: 64/99 Signed and Numbered in pencil
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1990s Abstract Expressionist Abstract Prints

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Aquatint

Silver Composition - Original Screen Print by Luigi Montanarini - 1970s
By Luigi Montanarini
Located in Roma, IT
Image dimensions: 54 x 43 cm. Silver Composition is a beautiful colored serigraph on cream-colored paper, realized in the 1970's by the Italian artist, Luigi Montanarini (1906-1998)...
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1970s Contemporary Abstract Prints

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Screen

Change, Abstract Contemporary Work on Paper, Original Signed Monotype
By a.muse
Located in New york, NY
Change, 2018 by a.muse is 15" x 11", is dated, titled, signed by artist on verso (back of work). The contemporary piece is an abstract work on paper, an original print, in an edition...
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2010s Contemporary Abstract Prints

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Rag Paper, Intaglio, Monotype, Color

Serendipity, Contemporary Colorful Work on Paper, Original Abstract Monotype
By a.muse
Located in New york, NY
Serendipity, 2018 by a.muse is a 15" x 11" monotype, in an edition of 1, dated, titled, and signed by artist. It is an abstract work on paper, an original print, hand-pulled on the e...
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2010s Contemporary Abstract Prints

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Monotype, Color, Rag Paper, Intaglio

Jean Miotte - Constant Eye I - Original Signed Lithograph
By Jean Miotte
Located in Collonge Bellerive, Geneve, CH
Jean Miotte - Rare Original Signed Lithograph Title: Abstract Composition Dimensions: 76 x 56 cm Edition: /66 Hand-Signed in pencil L'Oeil Constant, Vence, Pierre Chave, 2001.
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Early 2000s Abstract Expressionist Abstract Prints

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Aquatint

Composition - Original Mixed Media by Shu Takahashi - 1973
By Shu Takahashi
Located in Roma, IT
Original chalcography and serigraph by Shu Takahashi. This is an edition of only 10 prints hand signed and numbered by the Artist. Shu Takahashi was born in Hiroshima in 1930. In 1...
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1970s Contemporary Abstract Prints

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Mixed Media

White Ferment - Original Mixed Media by Shu Takahashi - 1973
By Shu Takahashi
Located in Roma, IT
Hand signed, dated and numbered by artist with pencil. Edition of 75 prints plus 15 prints in Roman Numerals. Calcography and serigraph. Shu Takahashi was born in Hiroshima in 19...
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1970s Contemporary Abstract Prints

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Mixed Media

Les Revolutions Sceniques du XX Siecles - Original Lithograph by Joan Mirò
By Joan Miró
Located in Roma, IT
"Les Révolutions Scéniques du XX siècle" is an original lithograph realized by Joan Miró in 1975. This is a limited edition. Bibliography: Joan Miró. Catalogue raisonné des livres i...
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1970s Surrealist Abstract Prints

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Lithograph

Abstract Composition - Original Screen Print by Luigi Montanarini - 1970s
By Luigi Montanarini
Located in Roma, IT
Abstract Composition is a beautiful colored serigraph on cream-colored paper, realized in the 1970's by the Italian artist, Luigi Montanarini (1906-1998) and published by La Nuova Fo...
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1970s Contemporary Abstract Prints

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Screen

Decoupage IX - Original Screen Print - 1996
By Maurice Estève
Located in Paris, FR
Maurice ESTÈVE (1904-2001) Découpage IX Original screen print (silkscreen) Printed signature in the plate On LanaPrime 250g/m² vellum 20 x 25 cm (c. 8 x 10 in) Limited to 500 copies...
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1990s Abstract Abstract Prints

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Screen

Decoupage VIII - Original Screen Print - 1996
By Maurice Estève
Located in Paris, FR
Maurice ESTÈVE (1904-2001) Découpage VIII Original screen print (silkscreen) Printed signature in the plate On LanaPrime 250g/m² vellum 20 x 25 cm (c. 8 x 10 in) Limited to 500 copi...
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1990s Abstract Abstract Prints

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Screen

Joan Miro - Original Abstract Lithograph
By Joan Miró
Located in Collonge Bellerive, Geneve, CH
Joan Miro Miro Original Abstract Lithograph Artist: Joan Miro Medium: Original lithograph on Rives vellum Portfolio: Miro Lithographe IV Year: 1981 Edition: 150 Image Size: 10" x 13"...
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1970s Abstract Abstract Prints

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Lithograph

Joan Miro - Original Abstract Lithograph
By Joan Miró
Located in Collonge Bellerive, Geneve, CH
Joan Miro Miro Original Abstract Lithograph Artist: Joan Miro Medium: Original lithograph on Rives vellum Portfolio: Miro Lithographe IV Year: 1981 Edition: 5,000 Image Size: 10" x 1...
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1970s Abstract Abstract Prints

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Lithograph

Joan Miro - Original Abstract Lithograph
By Joan Miró
Located in Collonge Bellerive, Geneve, CH
Joan Miro Miro Original Abstract Lithograph Artist: Joan Miro Medium: Original lithograph on Rives vellum Portfolio: Miro Lithographe V Year: 1981 Edition: 5000 Image Size: 10" x 13"...
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1970s Abstract Abstract Prints

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Lithograph

Green Composition - Original Screen Print y V. Debach - 1970s
By Victor Debach
Located in Roma, IT
Hand signed and numbered. Edition of 100 prints. On headed paper. Image Dimensions : 40 x 60 cm
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1970s Abstract Abstract Prints

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Screen

Joan Miro - Original Abstract Lithograph
By Joan Miró
Located in Collonge Bellerive, Geneve, CH
Joan Miro Miro Original Abstract Lithograph Artist: Joan Miro Medium: Original lithograph on Rives vellum Portfolio: Miro Lithographe II Year: 1975 Edition: 5,000 Image Size: 10" x 1...
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1970s Abstract Abstract Prints

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Lithograph

Joan Miro - Original Abstract Lithograph
By Joan Miró
Located in Collonge Bellerive, Geneve, CH
Joan Miro Miro Original Abstract Lithograph Artist: Joan Miro Medium: Original lithograph on Rives vellum Portfolio: Miro Lithographe III Year: 1976 Edition: 5,000 Image Size: 10" x ...
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1970s Abstract Abstract Prints

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Lithograph

Joan Miro - Original Abstract Lithograph
By Joan Miró
Located in Collonge Bellerive, Geneve, CH
Joan Miro Miro Original Abstract Lithograph Artist: Joan Miro Medium: Original lithograph on Rives vellum Portfolio: Miro Lithographe V Year: 1981 Edition: 5000 Image Size: 10" x 13"...
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1970s Abstract Abstract Prints

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Lithograph

Joan Miro - Original Abstract Lithograph
By Joan Miró
Located in Collonge Bellerive, Geneve, CH
Joan Miro Miro Original Abstract Lithograph Artist: Joan Miro Medium: Original lithograph on Rives vellum Portfolio: Miro Lithographe II Year: 1975 Edition: 5,000 Image Size: 10" x 1...
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1970s Abstract Abstract Prints

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Lithograph

Joan Miro - Original Abstract Lithograph
By Joan Miró
Located in Collonge Bellerive, Geneve, CH
Joan Miro Miro Original Abstract Lithograph Artist: Joan Miro Medium: Original lithograph on Rives vellum Portfolio: Miro Lithographe II Year: 1975 Edition: 5,000 Image Size: 10" x 1...
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1970s Abstract Abstract Prints

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Lithograph

Green Composition - Original Screen Print by Victor Debach
By Victor Debach
Located in Roma, IT
Hand signed and numbered. Edition of 100 prints. On headed paper. Image Dimensions : 40 x 60 cm
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1970s Abstract Abstract Prints

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Screen

Joan Miro - Original Abstract Lithograph
By Joan Miró
Located in Collonge Bellerive, Geneve, CH
Joan Miro Miro Original Abstract Lithograph Artist: Joan Miro Medium: Original lithograph on Rives vellum Portfolio: Miro Lithographe III Year: 1977 Edition: 5,000 Image Size: 10" x ...
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1970s Abstract Abstract Prints

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Lithograph

Joan Miro - Original Abstract Lithograph
By Joan Miró
Located in Collonge Bellerive, Geneve, CH
Joan Miro Miro Original Abstract Lithograph Artist: Joan Miro Medium: Original lithograph on Rives vellum Portfolio: Miro Lithographe III Year: 1977 Edition: 5,000 Image Size: 10" x ...
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1970s Abstract Abstract Prints

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Lithograph

Joan Miro - Original Abstract Lithograph
By Joan Miró
Located in Collonge Bellerive, Geneve, CH
Joan Miro Miro Original Abstract Lithograph Artist: Joan Miro Medium: Original lithograph on Rives vellum Portfolio: Miro Lithographe II Year: 1975 Edition: 5,000 Image Size: 10" x 1...
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1970s Abstract Abstract Prints

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Lithograph

Joan Miro - Original Abstract Lithograph
By Joan Miró
Located in Collonge Bellerive, Geneve, CH
Joan Miro Miro Original Abstract Lithograph Artist: Joan Miro Medium: Original lithograph on Rives vellum Portfolio: Miro Lithographe III Year: 1977 Edition: 5,000 Image Size: 10" x ...
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1970s Abstract Abstract Prints

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Lithograph

Joan Miro - Original Abstract Lithograph
By Joan Miró
Located in Collonge Bellerive, Geneve, CH
Joan Miro Miro Original Abstract Lithograph Artist: Joan Miro Medium: Original lithograph on Rives vellum Portfolio: Miro Lithographe Year: 1972 Edition: 5000 Image Size: 10" x 13" S...
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1970s Abstract Abstract Prints

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Lithograph

Joan Miro - Original Abstract Lithograph
By Joan Miró
Located in Collonge Bellerive, Geneve, CH
Joan Miro Miro Original Abstract Lithograph Artist: Joan Miro Medium: Original lithograph on Rives vellum Portfolio: Miro Lithographe IV Year: 1981 Edition: 5000 Image Size: 10" x 13...
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1970s Abstract Abstract Prints

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Lithograph

Joan Miro - Original Abstract Lithograph
By Joan Miró
Located in Collonge Bellerive, Geneve, CH
Joan Miro Miro Original Abstract Lithograph Artist: Joan Miro Medium: Original lithograph on Rives vellum Portfolio: Miro Lithographe IV Year: 1981 Edition: 150 Image Size: 10" x 13"...
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1970s Abstract Abstract Prints

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Lithograph

Silver Composition - Original Screen Print by V. Debach - 1970s
By Victor Debach
Located in Roma, IT
Hand signed and numbered. Edition of 100 prints. On headed paper. Image Dimensions : 40 x 57 cm
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1970s Abstract Abstract Prints

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Screen

Silver Composition - Original Screen Print by Victor Debach
By Victor Debach
Located in Roma, IT
Hand signed and numbered. Edition of 100 prints. On headed paper. Image Dimensions : 40 x 57 cm
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1970s Abstract Abstract Prints

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Screen

Green Composition - Original Screen Print by V. Debach - 1970s
By Victor Debach
Located in Roma, IT
Hand signed and numbered. Edition of 100 prints. On headed paper. Image Dimensions : 40 x 60 cm
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1970s Abstract Abstract Prints

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Screen

Silver Composition - Original Screen Print by Victor Debach - 1970s
By Victor Debach
Located in Roma, IT
Hand signed and numbered. Edition of 100 prints. On headed paper. Image Dimensions : 40 x 57 cm
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1970s Abstract Abstract Prints

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Screen

Silver Composition - Original Screen Print by V. Debach - 1970s
By Victor Debach
Located in Roma, IT
Hand signed and numbered. Edition of 100 prints. On headed paper. Image Dimensions : 40 x 57 cm
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1970s Abstract Abstract Prints

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Screen

Original Abstract Lithograph from "Lithographe IV"
By Joan Miró
Located in Collonge Bellerive, Geneve, CH
Joan Miro Miro Original Abstract Lithograph Artist: Joan Miro Medium: Original lithograph on Rives vellum Portfolio: Miro Lithographe IV Year: 1981 Edition: 5000 Image Size: 10" x 13...
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1970s Abstract Abstract Prints

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Lithograph

Tribal Colors - Original Screen Print by Renato Barisani - 1983
By Renato Barisani
Located in Roma, IT
Tribal Colors is an original colored serigraph realized by Renato Barisani in 1983. Hand-signed and dated in pencil on the lower right. Numbered in pencil on the lower left. Edition...
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1980s Abstract Abstract Prints

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Screen

Zao Wou-ki - Original Lithograph - Abstract Composition
By Zao Wou-Ki
Located in Collonge Bellerive, Geneve, CH
Zao Wou-ki - Original Lithograph 1962 From La tentation de l’Occident Dimensions: 39 x 28.5 cm Publisher: Les Bibliophiles Comtois Edition of 170 Reference: Jørgen Ågerup 137 - 146...
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1960s Abstract Expressionist Abstract Prints

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Lithograph

Zao Wou-ki - Original Lithograph - Abstract Composition
By Zao Wou-Ki
Located in Collonge Bellerive, Geneve, CH
Zao Wou-ki - Original Lithograph 1962 From La tentation de l’Occident Dimensions: 39 x 28.5 cm Publisher: Les Bibliophiles Comtois Edition of 170 Reference: Jørgen Ågerup 137 - 146...
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1960s Abstract Expressionist Abstract Prints

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Lithograph

Zao Wou-ki - Original Lithograph - Abstract Composition
By Zao Wou-Ki
Located in Collonge Bellerive, Geneve, CH
Zao Wou-ki - Original Lithograph 1962 From La tentation de l’Occident Dimensions: 39 x 28.5 cm Publisher: Les Bibliophiles Comtois Edition of 170 Reference: Jørgen Ågerup 137 - 146...
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1960s Abstract Expressionist Abstract Prints

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Lithograph

Zao Wou-ki - Original Lithograph - Abstract Composition
By Zao Wou-Ki
Located in Collonge Bellerive, Geneve, CH
Zao Wou-ki - Original Lithograph 1962 From La tentation de l’Occident Dimensions: 39 x 28.5 cm Publisher: Les Bibliophiles Comtois Edition of 170 Reference: Jørgen Ågerup 137 - 146...
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1960s Abstract Expressionist Abstract Prints

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Lithograph

Zao Wou-ki - Original Lithograph - Abstract Composition
By Zao Wou-Ki
Located in Collonge Bellerive, Geneve, CH
Zao Wou-ki - Lithograph 1971 Dimensions: 32 x 24 cm Edition: G. di San Lazzaro. From the art review XXe siècle Unsigned and unnumbered as issued
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1970s Abstract Expressionist Abstract Prints

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Lithograph

Zao Wou-ki - Original Lithograph - Abstract Composition
By Zao Wou-Ki
Located in Collonge Bellerive, Geneve, CH
Zao Wou-ki - Original Lithograph 1962 From La tentation de l’Occident Dimensions: 39 x 28.5 cm Publisher: Les Bibliophiles Comtois Edition of 170 Reference: Jørgen Ågerup 137 - 146...
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1960s Abstract Expressionist Abstract Prints

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Lithograph

Zao Wou-ki - Original Lithograph - Abstract Composition
By Zao Wou-Ki
Located in Collonge Bellerive, Geneve, CH
Zao Wou-ki - Original Lithograph 1962 From La tentation de l’Occident Dimensions: 39 x 28.5 cm Publisher: Les Bibliophiles Comtois Edition of 170 Reference: Jørgen Ågerup 137 - 146...
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1960s Abstract Expressionist Abstract Prints

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Lithograph

Zao Wou-ki - Original Lithograph - Abstract Composition
By Zao Wou-Ki
Located in Collonge Bellerive, Geneve, CH
Zao Wou-ki - Original Lithograph 1962 From La tentation de l’Occident Dimensions: 39 x 28.5 cm Publisher: Les Bibliophiles Comtois Edition of 170 Reference: Jørgen Ågerup 137 - 146...
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1960s Abstract Expressionist Abstract Prints

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Lithograph

Zao Wou-ki - Original Lithograph - Abstract Composition
By Zao Wou-Ki
Located in Collonge Bellerive, Geneve, CH
Zao Wou-ki - Original Lithograph 1962 From La tentation de l’Occident Dimensions: 39 x 28.5 cm Publisher: Les Bibliophiles Comtois Edition of 170 Reference: Jørgen Ågerup 137 - 146...
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1960s Abstract Expressionist Abstract Prints

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Lithograph

Zao Wou-ki - Original Lithograph - Abstract Composition
By Zao Wou-Ki
Located in Collonge Bellerive, Geneve, CH
Zao Wou-ki - Original Lithograph 1962 From La tentation de l’Occident Dimensions: 39 x 28.5 cm Publisher: Les Bibliophiles Comtois Edition of 170 Reference: Jørgen Ågerup 137 - 146...
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1960s Abstract Expressionist Abstract Prints

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Lithograph

Zao Wou-ki - Original Lithograph - Abstract Composition
By Zao Wou-Ki
Located in Collonge Bellerive, Geneve, CH
Zao Wou-ki - Original Lithograph 1962 From La tentation de l’Occident Dimensions: 39 x 28.5 cm Publisher: Les Bibliophiles Comtois Edition of 170 Reference: Jørgen Ågerup 137 - 146...
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1960s Abstract Expressionist Abstract Prints

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Lithograph

Dark Composition - Original Screen Print by Léon Gischia - Late 1900
By Léon Gischia
Located in Roma, IT
Dark Composition is an original colored serigraph realized by Léon Gischia during the XX century. Hand-signed in pencil on the lower right. Numbered in pencil on the lower left. Edi...
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Late 20th Century Abstract Abstract Prints

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Screen

Two Yellows and Orange Compositions - Original Screen Print by Victor Debach
By Victor Debach
Located in Roma, IT
Hand signed and numbered. Edition of 100 prints. On headed paper. Image Dimensions : 40 x 60 cm
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1970s Abstract Abstract Prints

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Screen

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Abstract Prints Original For Sale on 1stDibs

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Decorating with fine-art prints — whether they’re figurative prints, abstract prints or another variety — has always been a practical way of bringing a space to life as well as bringing works by an artist you love into your home.

Pursued in the 1960s and ’70s, largely by Pop artists drawn to its associations with mass production, advertising, packaging and seriality, as well as those challenging the primacy of the Abstract Expressionist brushstroke, printmaking was embraced in the 1980s by painters and conceptual artists ranging from David Salle and Elizabeth Murray to Adrian Piper and Sherrie Levine.

Printmaking is the transfer of an image from one surface to another. An artist takes a material like stone, metal, wood or wax, carves, incises, draws or otherwise marks it with an image, inks or paints it and then transfers the image to a piece of paper or other material.

Fine-art prints are frequently confused with their more commercial counterparts. After all, our closest connection to the printed image is through mass-produced newspapers, magazines and books, and many people don’t realize that even though prints are editions, they start with an original image created by an artist with the intent of reproducing it in a small batch. Fine-art prints are created in strictly limited editions — 20 or 30 or maybe 50 — and are always based on an image created specifically to be made into an edition.

Many people think of revered Dutch artist Rembrandt as a painter but may not know that he was a printmaker as well. His prints have been preserved in time along with the work of other celebrated printmakers such as Pablo Picasso, Salvador Dalí and Andy Warhol. These fine-art prints are still highly sought after by collectors.

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