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Pablo Picasso - Minotaure caressant une femme

Pablo Picasso Minotaure caressant une femme

Reclining Sculptor and Model with Mask

Autoportrait sous trois formes: Peintre couronne, sculpteur en buste et Minotaure amoureux

Medium: Original Etching, Paris, 18th May 1933 , on small Montval Fillegree paper,  with Vollard watermark signature, signed by the artist in pencil, 

Edition: 260 

Literature: 

Bloch, Georges. (GB.79) - 1968-1979. Pablo Picasso, catalogue de l'oeuvre gravé et lithographié, 4 vol. No

191

Berne: Kornfeld and Klipstein. (I:191)

Bois, Yve-Alain, ed. 2008. Picasso Harlequin 1917-1937. Milano: Skira. (V 33)

Bolliger, Hans & Bernhard Geiser. 1956, 1977, 1994. Picasso's Vollard Suite. London: Thames and

Hudson. (84)

Boudaille, Georges, Marie-Laure Bernadac, & Marie-Pierre Gauthier.(GB.87) 1987. Picasso. New York:

Longmeadow Press. (308)

Clair, Jean, ed. 2001. Picasso Érotique. New York: Prestel. (156)

Esteban Leal, Paloma. 2000-2001. Picasso / Minotauro. Madrid: Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina

Sofía. (10)

Florman, Lisa Carol. 2000. Myth and Metamorphosis: Picasso's Classical Prints of the 1930's. Cambridge

MA.: MIT Press. (4.2)

Geiser, Bernhard and Brigitte Baer. [GB.96] (Ba) 1986-1996. Picasso: Peintre Graveur, Catalogue

raisonné de l'oeuvre gravé et des monotypes, 7 vols. Berne: Kornfeld. (350)

Goeppert, Sebastian & Herma Goeppert-Frank (G.G.87) 1987. L Minotauromachie de Pablo Picasso.

Geneva: Patrick Cramer. (32p)

Mallen, Enrique, ed. (OPP)1997-2015. Online Picasso Project. Sam Houston State University. (33:005)

Note:

Size: 44.5 x 34 (paper size) ;  297 x 365 mms (plate size)

OURS 44.3 x 34.2;  Plate size 29.8 x 36.7 

Public Collections:

British Museum, London. The Museum recently acquired a complete series of the Vollard Suite which includes this work. They were all on public display in 2012 in the Department of prints and drawings

Musee Picasso, Paris, France

Provenance: 

  1. Park West Gallery, Michigan, USA
  2. Private Collection, Toronto, Canada