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Pablo Picasso. Self Portrait (Yo). 1901

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Self Portrait (Yo)

Pablo Picasso (Spanish, 1881–1973)

1901. Oil on cardboard mounted on wood, 20 1/4 x 12 1/2" (51.4 x 31.8 cm). Mrs. John Hay Whitney Bequest

Collection work meeting criteria specified in Introduction.

587.1998

Unknown private collection, Nice [1]. Galerie Percier, Paris, after 1923 [2]. Paul Chadourne & Colle, Paris; sold through Jacques Kaplan to John Hay Whitney (1904-1982) and Betsey Maria Cushing Whitney (1908-1998), New York, 1949 [3]; The Museum of Modern Art, New York (Mrs. John Hay Whitney Bequest), 1998.
[1] Rewald, John, ed., The John Hay Whitney Collection, exh. cat. London: Tate Gallery, December 16-January 29, 1961, no. 41: "Private collection, Nice; Paris art market."
[2] Reproduced in Cahiers d'Art 1928, no. 5-7 C: "Anc. Coll. Galerie Percier."
[3] Collection files, Department of Painting and Sculpture, The Museum of Modern Art, New York.

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