Pablo Picasso. Painter and Model. Paris, 1928
Pablo Picasso

Painter and Model

Paris, 1928
Not on view
Medium
Oil on canvas
Dimensions
51 1/8 x 64 1/4" (129.8 x 163 cm)
Credit
The Sidney and Harriet Janis Collection
Object number
644.1967
Copyright
© 2015 Estate of Pablo Picasso / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York
Department
Painting and Sculpture
Provenance Research Project
This work is included in the Provenance Research Project, which investigates the ownership history of works in MoMA's collection.
Acquired from the artist by Paul Rosenberg (1881-1959), Paris, 1928 [1]; sold to Sidney and Harriet Janis, New York, 1933 [2]; acquired by The Museum of Modern Art, New York, 1967 (The Sidney and Harriet Janis Collection).
[1] Reproduced in Eugenio d'Ors, Pablo Picasso, Paris: Éditions des Chroniques du jour, and New York: E. Weyhe, 1930, plate 46: "The Painter with His Models [sic], 1929, P. Rosenberg Coll." Included in the exhibitions Picasso, Braque, Derain, Matisse, Léger, and Laurencin, Galerie Rosenberg, Paris, April-May 1929; and Picasso, Braque, Léger and Laurencin, Galerie Rosenberg, Paris, March-April 1930. On loan from Rosenberg to the exhibitions Picasso, Galeries Georges Petit, Paris, June 16 - July 30, 1932 (no. 181: L'artiste et son modèle); and Picasso, Kunsthaus Zurich, September 11 - October 30, 1932 (no. 175: Der Künstler und seine Modelle). See Michael C. Fitzgerald, Making Modernism: Picasso and the Creation of the Market for Twentieth-Century Art, New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1995, pp. 185-188.
[2] See Three Generations of Twentieth-Century Art: The Sidney and Harriet Janis Collection of the Museum of Modern Art, New York: The Museum of Modern Art, 1972, p. 210. Janis acquired the painting in exchange for Matisse's Interior at Nice.

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Pictured above: Vasily Kandinsky. Panel for Edwin R. Campbell No. 2 (detail). 1914. Oil on canvas, 64 1/8 x 48 3/8" (162.6 x 122.7 cm). Nelson A. Rockefeller Fund (by exchange). © 2009 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / ADAGP, Paris

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