*In 1968, Picasso create 347 etchings in only 7 months at the age of 86.
*Picasso rebelled against the wave of conceptual & theoretical "art". Picasso rejected the idea of "anyone can be an artist & anything can be art"
*He said that he was creating the 347 series he was "writing fiction"
In 1931, Picasso inquire about two paintings, a Renoir & a Cezanne, in exchange Vollard ask for 100 copper etchings. Picasso agree and give 97 of his finest etchings to date and 3 portait etchings of Vollard.