List of famous Pablo Picasso paintings, listed alphabetically with pictures of the art when available. A celebrated artist around the world, Pablo Picasso has created some of the most historic paintings of all time. These popular Pablo Picasso paintings fetch insane amounts of money at art auctions, so if you want to buy one then start saving your money now. Going to museums can be expensive and time consuming, so scroll through this list to see paintings that Pablo Picasso created from the comfort of your own home. You can find additional information for these renowned Pablo Picasso paintings by clicking the names of the pieces.
List is made up of many different artwork, including Guernica and Mona Lisa.This list answers the questions, "What are the most famous Pablo Picasso paintings?" and "What are examples of Pablo Picasso paintings?"
- Photo: Metaweb (FB) / Fair useDora Maar au Chat is a 1941 painting by Pablo Picasso. It depicts Dora Maar, the painter's lover, seated on a chair with a small cat perched on her shoulders. This work is one of the world's most expensive paintings.... more40Agree or disagree?
- Photo: Metaweb (FB) / Public domainGarçon à la Pipe is a painting by Pablo Picasso. It was painted in 1905 when Picasso was 24 years old, during his Rose Period, soon after he settled in the Montmartre section of Paris, France. The oil on canvas painting depicts a Parisian boy holding a pipe in his left hand and wearing a garland or wreath of flowers.... more02Agree or disagree?
- Photo: flickr / CC0Guernica is a mural-sized oil painting on canvas by Spanish artist Pablo Picasso completed by June 1937. The painting, which uses a palette of gray, black, and white, is known as one of the most moving and powerful anti-war paintings in history. Standing at 11 feet tall and 25.6 feet wide, the large mural shows the suffering of people, animals, and buildings wrenched by violence and chaos. The painting is believed to be a response to the bombing of Guernica, a Basque Country village in northern Spain, by German and Italian warplanes at the request of the Spanish Nationalist. Upon completion, Guernica was displayed around the world in a brief tour, becoming famous and widely acclaimed, and... more11Agree or disagree?
- Photo: Metaweb (FB) / Public domainLes Demoiselles d'Avignon is a large oil painting created in 1907 by the Spanish artist Pablo Picasso. The work portrays five nude female prostitutes from a brothel on Carrer d'Avinyó in Barcelona. Each figure is depicted in a disconcerting confrontational manner and none are conventionally feminine. The women appear as slightly menacing and rendered with angular and disjointed body shapes. Three figures on the left exhibit facial features in the Iberian style of Picasso's native Spain, while the two on the right are shown with African mask-like features. The racial primitivism evoked in these masks, according to Picasso, moved him to "liberate an utterly original artistic style of... more01Agree or disagree?