Study of a Harlequin

Pablo Picasso Spanish

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Picasso made this sketch of a street performer (probably from memory rather than from life) in a small ledger. On the back of the sheet he wrote a list of names and addresses of friends and associates in Paris, among them the Spanish artists Paco Durrio and Julio González and the well-known paper supplier Maunoury-Wolf & Cie. Picasso referred to the sketch when he painted At the Lapin Agile (MMA 1992.391).

Study of a Harlequin, Pablo Picasso (Spanish, Malaga 1881–1973 Mougins, France), Ink on ledger paper

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