Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Young Woman of Gósol

Artist:
Pablo Picasso (Spanish, Malaga 1881–1973 Mougins, France)
Date:
1906
Medium:
Conté crayon on paper
Dimensions:
24 1/2 x 14 1/4 in. (62.2 x 36.2 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Bequest of Walter C. Baker, 1971
Accession Number:
1972.118.296
Rights and Reproduction:
© 2017 Estate of Pablo Picasso / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York
Not on view
This young woman may be the granddaughter of Picasso's innkeeper, Josep Fondevila. She wears the characteristically modest dress of the women of Gósol, a small village in the Spanish Pyrenees not far from Andorra.
Paul Huldschinsky, Berlin (probably acquired through Wilhelm Uhde); his widow, Mrs. A. Fürstenberg, Amsterdam (probably until after World War II); Kurt Stern, New York (until 1950; sold in 1950 to Wildenstein); [Wildenstein & Co., New York, 1950–51; sold in 1951 to Baker]; Walter C. Baker, New York (1951–d. 1971; his bequest to MMA)

Amsterdam. Stedelijk Museum. "Moderne Kunst Kring: Internationale tentoonstelling van moderne kunst," October 6–November 5, 1911, no. 102.

Wildenstein & Co., Ltd., London. "The Art of Drawing, 1500–1950," May 14–July 4, 1953, no. 126 [possibly this picture].

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Master Drawings in the Collection of Walter C. Baker," June 1–September 6, 1960, not in catalogue.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Summer Loan Exhibition: Paintings, Drawings, and Sculpture from Private Collections," July 8–September 6, 1966, checklist no. 23 (drawings section).

Barcelona. Museu Picasso. "Picasso, 1905–1906: De l'epoca rosa als ocres de Gósol," February 5–April 19, 1992, no. 180.

Kunstmuseum Bern. "Picasso, 1905–1906: De l'epoca rosa als ocres de Gósol," May 8–June 26, 1992, no. 180.

Paris. Musée Picasso. "Picasso 1901–1909: Chefs d'oeuvre du Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York," October 21, 1998–January 25, 1999, unnumbered cat. (fig. 10).

Stadthalle Balingen. "Pablo Picasso: Metamorphoses des Menschen; Arbeiten auf Papier, 1895–1972," June 20–September 24, 2000, no. 60.

Liège, Belgium. Salle Saint Georges. "Pablo Picasso," October 6, 2000–January 31, 2001, no. 39.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Picasso in The Metropolitan Museum of Art," April 27–August 1, 2010, no. 33.

Claus Virch. Master Drawings in the Collection of Walter C. Baker. New York, 1962, p. 64, no. 114, ill.

Conxita Boncompte. "Reflections on 'Peasant Girls from Andorra'." OJO: Le Journal. no. 21, March 2013 [http://www.picasso.fr/us/picasso_page_article.php] n. 119.



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