Necktie

Artist: Pablo Picasso (Spanish, Malaga 1881–1973 Mougins, France)

Department Store: J. C. D'Ahetze

Date: ca. 1960

Culture: French

Medium: silk

Credit Line: Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of the Brooklyn Museum, 2009; Gift of Arthur Wiesenberger, 1967

Accession Number: 2009.300.2125

Not on view
Pablo Picasso is one of the most recognizable artists of the 20th century. He was adept at producing thought-provoking works of art in an unstable time. The art recreated on this tie is representative of Picasso's works past World War I. The reproduction of art is monitored in France by the Société de la Propriété Artistique et des Dessins et Modules (or SPADEM). Registered artists and their heirs were entitled to a fee recovered from any unauthorized copies that the organization located. This tie is labeled with SPADEM, proving its rightful reproduction of famous Picasso works.
Marking: Label: "j. c. d'ahetz/250 Rue de Rivoli/Paris" and "Dessin de Picasso/co by Spadem. Paris"