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A celebration of the British Museum's recent acquisition of The Vollard Suite, a complete series of 100 untitled, unnumbered etchings produced by Pablo Picasso during 1930 and 1937.
Faun uncovering a sleeping nude figure reclining on a bed, 12 June 1936
© Succession Picasso/DACS 2011
Previously unseen by the public, The Vollard Suite takes its name from the great avant-garde art dealer and print publisher Ambroise Vollard, who gave Picasso his first exhibition in 1901 and commissioned the series in exchange for pictures.
Free to all
Sat – Thurs, 10am – 5.30pm
Fri, 10.30am – 8.30pm
Closed 24–26 Dec, 1 Jan
What the critics say
The series of 100 etchings that make up Picasso's Vollard Suite is at once among the artist's best- and least-known works of art.