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Pablo Picasso. Boy Leading a Horse. Paris, 1905-06

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Boy Leading a Horse

Pablo Picasso (Spanish, 1881–1973)

Paris, 1905-06
Oil on canvas
7' 2 7/8" x 51 5/8" (220.6 x 131.2 cm)
Credit Line:
The William S. Paley Collection
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Collection work meeting criteria specified in Introduction.

Ambroise Vollard, Paris
Gertrude and Leo Stein, Paris, by 1906 to 1913
Daniel Henry Kahnweiler, Galerie Simon, Paris
The Paul von Mendelssohn-Bartholdy Collection, Berlin, by 1927; Elsa Lucy Lolo von Mendelssohn-Bartholdy (1899-1986), née von Lavergne-Peguilhen, later Countess von Kesselstatt, wife of Paul von Mendelssohn-Bartholdy (1875-1935), 1927 by gift upon marriage to at least July 7, 1934
Galleries Thannhauser, Berlin, by August 31, 1935
William S. Paley, New York, purchased through Albert Skira, Geneva and Marie Harriman Gallery, New York, from Galleries Thannhauser, Berlin and Lucerne on August 28, 1936 until 1964
The Museum of Modern Art, New York. Gift of William S. Paley, 1964

The Horse Driver
Boy and Horse
Jeune garçon au cheval
Le jeune chevalier
[Le meneur de cheval]

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