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Pablo Picasso. Landscape. La Rue des Bois or Paris, August or September 1908

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Landscape

Pablo Picasso (Spanish, 1881–1973)

Date:
La Rue des Bois or Paris, August or September 1908
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
39 5/8 x 32" (100.8 x 81.3 cm)
Credit Line:
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. David Rockefeller
MoMA Number:
1413.1974

Collection work meeting criteria specified in Introduction.

Leo (1872-1947) and Gertrude Stein (1874-1946), Paris, 1908 [1]; Gertrude Stein, Paris and San Francisco, 1913/1914 [2]; Estate of Gertrude Stein (Alice B. Toklas, 1877-1967), 1946 [3]; purchased through the Museum of Modern Art Syndicate by David and Peggy Rockefeller, New York, December 14, 1968 [4]; acquired by The Museum of Modern Art, New York, 1974 (Gift of Mr. and Mrs. David Rockefeller).
[1] The painting appears in a photograph taken at the Stein's apartment at rue de Fleurus, Paris, between summer 1912 and fall 1913, repr. in Janet Bishop, Cécile Debray, and Rebecca A. Rabinow, eds. The Steins Collect: Matisse, Picasso, and the Parisian Avant-Garde. Exh. cat. San Francisco: San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, 2011, p. 368, pl. 353. Owned jointly until 1913/1914.
[2] The painting appears in a photograph of the apartment at rue de Fleurus, Paris, taken after Leo Stein's final departure in April 1914, repr. in Janet Bishop, Cécile Debray, and Rebecca A. Rabinow, eds. The Steins Collect: Matisse, Picasso, and the Parisian Avant-Garde. Exh. cat. San Francisco: San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, 2011, p. 371, pl. 356.
[3] On the Stein Estate, see Edward Burns, "Alica Toklas and the Gertrude Stein Collection, 1946-1967," Janet Bishop, Cécile Debray, and Rebecca A. Rabinow, eds., The Steins Collect: Matisse, Picasso, and the Parisian Avant-Garde. Exh. cat. San Francisco: San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, 2011, pp. 259-265.
[4] See Masterpieces from The David and Peggy Rockefeller Collection: Manet to Picasso, New York: The Museum of Modern Art, 1994, pp. 96-97. Included in the exhibition Four Americans in Paris: The Collections of Gertrude Stein and her Family, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, December 19, 1970-March 1, 1971.

Landscape (Paysage vert)
La Rue des Bois
[Paysage]

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