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Pablo Picasso. Woman's Head. early 1908
Pablo Picasso

Woman's Head

early 1908
Not on view
Medium
Oil on canvas
Dimensions
29 x 23 7/8" (73.6 x 60.6 cm)
Credit
Florene May Schoenborn Bequest
Object number
825.1996
Copyright
© 2015 Estate of Pablo Picasso / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York
Provenance information
[Maurice de Vlaminck, Paris, 1908] [1]. Acquired by Alfred Flechtheim, Düsseldorf, by 1912 [2]; sold through Paul Cassirer, Berlin and Hugo Helbing, Munich to Sally Falk, Mannheim (1888-1962), June 5, 1917 [3]; sold to Paul Cassirer, Berlin, April 11, 1918 [4]; sold to Oskar Moll (1875-1947), Breslau , April 20, 1918 [5]. Acquired by Alfred Gold (1875-1958), Berlin, Paris and New York, by 1932 [6]. Justin K. Thannhauser (1892-1976), New York [7]; sold to Samuel A. Marx and Florene M. Marx (later Schoenborn), New York, 1951 [8]; acquired by The Museum of Modern Art, New York, 1996 (Florene May Schoenborn Bequest).
[1] Per Pierre Daix, Picasso: The Cubist Years, Boston: New York Graphic Society, 1979, no. 105.
[2] Ibid. Included in the "Internationale Kunstausstellung" of the Sonderbund Cologne, May 25-September 30, 1912 (no. 217: Frauenkopf), . Lender: Alfred Flechtheim.
[3] See auction catalogue Galerie Flechtheim: Moderne Gemälde, Paul Cassirer, Berlin and Hugo Helbing, Munich, June 5, 1917 (no. 203).
[4] Roland Dorn et al., Stiftung und Sammlung Sally Falk, Mannheim: Städtische Kunsthalle, 1994, p. 185, no. 297.
[5] Ibid.
[6] Included in the exhibitions Picasso, Galerie Georges Petit, Paris, June 16-June 30, 1932 (no. 47) and Picasso, Kunsthaus Zurich, September 11-October 30, 1932 (no. 39: Lender "M. Alfred Gold, Paris"). See Christian Zervos, Pablo Picasso, t. II, vol. 1 (1942): "Coll. Alfred Gold, Paris."
[7] Label on verso: "J.K. Thannhauser / 12 EAST 67th STREET / NEW YORK 21, N.Y."
[8] See The School of Paris: Paintings from the Florene May Schoenborn and Samuel A. Marx Collection, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, November 1, 1965-October 2, 1965 (p. 17).

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