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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). Mrs. Sam A. Lewisohn Bequest (by exchange), and Mrs. Marya Bernard Fund in memory of her husband Dr. Bernard Bernard, and anonymous funds

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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