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Pablo Picasso. The Charnel House. Paris, 1944-45

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The Charnel House

Pablo Picasso (Spanish, 1881–1973)

Paris, 1944-45
Oil and charcoal on canvas
6' 6 5/8" x 8' 2 1/2" (199.8 x 250.1 cm)
Credit Line:
Mrs. Sam A. Lewisohn Bequest (by exchange), and Mrs. Marya Bernard Fund in memory of her husband Dr. Bernard Bernard, and anonymous funds
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Collection work meeting criteria specified in Introduction.

The artist, 1945 - 1954
Walter P. Chrysler, Jr., New York and Warrenton, Virginia. Purchased from the artist, 1954 - 1971
The Museum of Modern Art, New York. Purchased from Chrysler. Mrs. Sam A. Lewisohn Bequest (by exchange) and Purchase, 1971

[Le Charnier]

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