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Nude Woman Crowned with Flowers

Artist:
Pablo Picasso (Spanish, Malaga 1881–1973 Mougins, France)
Printer:
Printed by Louis Fort (French, 19th–20th century)
Date:
1929
Medium:
Etching
Dimensions:
plate: 11 x 7 5/8 in. (27.9 x 19.4 cm) sheet: 15 x 11 in. (38.1 x 27.9 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Alexandre Rosenberg, 1981
Accession Number:
1981.1234
Rights and Reproduction:
© 2017 Estate of Pablo Picasso / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York
Not on view
Picasso executed this graceful and balanced figure, typical of his classicizing style, using just a few strokes of an etching needle. A rare proof, this print is one of only three impressions pulled at the time the plate was created. It was inscribed by the artist for his dealer, Paul Rosenberg.
Inscription: In graphite lower left: "pour Paul Rosenberg/Picasso"
In graphite lower right: "1ere epreuve/avant acierage/sur le vernis"
Mr. and Mrs. Alexandre Rosenberg; Donor: Mr. and Mrs. Alexandre Rosenberg
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Picasso in The Metropolitan Museum of Art," April 27–August 1, 2010.

Bloch 97; Geiser/Baer 142.A
Colta Ives, Suzanne Boorsch, Mary L. Myers, Weston J. Naef, David W. Kiehl Notable Acquisitions, 1981-1982: Prints and Designs for Architecture and Ornament. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1982, pp. 47-8, ill.



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