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Pablo Picasso. Night Fishing at Antibes. Antibes, August 1939

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Night Fishing at Antibes

Pablo Picasso (Spanish, 1881–1973)

Antibes, August 1939
Oil on canvas
6' 9" x 11' 4" (205.8 x 345.4 cm)
Credit Line:
Mrs. Simon Guggenheim Fund
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Collection work meeting criteria specified in Introduction.

Christian Zervos (1889-1970), Paris, by 1945 [1]; Carlo Frua de Angeli, Milan, by 1950 [2]; acquired by The Museum of Modern Art, New York, January 1952 (Mrs. Simon Guggenheim Fund).
[1] Lender to Exhibition of Paintings by Picasso and Matisse, Victoria and Albert Museum, London, December 1945 (no. 25: Night Fishing at Antibes, August 1939; M. Christian Zervos). Included in the XXIVth Biennal, Venice, 1948 (no. 21).
[2] Collection files, Department of Painting and Sculpture, The Museum of Modern Art, New York.

[Pêche de nuit à Antibes]

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