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Man with a Hat from Du cubisme

Author:
Written and illustrated by Albert Gleizes (French, Paris 1881–1953 Avignon)
Author:
Written and illustrated by Jean Metzinger (French, Nantes 1883–1956 Paris)
Artist:
Pablo Picasso (Spanish, Malaga 1881–1973 Mougins, France)
Artist:
Marcel Duchamp (American (born France), Blanville 1887–1968 Neuilly-sur-Seine)
Artist:
Marie Laurencin (French, Paris 1883–1956 Paris)
Artist:
Francis Picabia (French, Paris 1879–1953 Paris)
Artist:
Jacques Villon (French, Damville 1875–1963 Puteaux)
Publisher:
Published by Compagnie des Arts Graphiques , Paris
Published in:
Paris
Date:
1914, printed 1947
Dimensions:
Overall: 10 1/4 x 8 1/4 x 13/16 in. (26 x 21 x 2 cm)
Classification:
Books
Credit Line:
The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1968
Accession Number:
68.665.4
Rights and Reproduction:
© 2017 Estate of Pablo Picasso / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York
Not on view
Like all Picasso's graphic work from 1914 and 1915, this etching was not printed at the time it was made. His Cubist prints were experimental and largely a private affair, with a small number of proofs pulled by the artist from his personal press. In 1947 Picasso agreed to contribute Man with a Hat to an illustrated limited edition of Du cubisme. This seminial book on the movement, written in 1912 by the artists and theorists Albert Gleizes and Jean Metzinger, contained additional prints by Marcel Duchamp, Marie Laurencin, Francis Picabia, and Jacques Villon, to name a few.
B.N.XIII, 8.93, Laurencin
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