Boy with a Pipe by Pablo Picasso

Boy with a Pipe

Boy with a Pipe by Pablo Picasso

Painting Details

20th Century Artist: Pablo Picasso
Title and Year: Boy with a Pipe or Garçon à la pipe, 1905
Size: 100cm x 81cm
Medium: Oil on Canvas
Subject: Portraits, Male Portraits


Picasso was about 24 and living in Montmartre, Paris when he painted the Boy with a Pipe image.

In 2004 the painting sold for a record $104,168,000 USD, making it one of the most expensive paintings in the world. Sotheby's in New York City gave an estimate of $70 million leading up to the auction.

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