Pablo Picasso. Head of a Woman, in Profile (Tête de femme, de profil) from the Saltimbanques series. 1905

Pablo Picasso Head of a Woman, in Profile (Tête de femme, de profil) from the Saltimbanques series 1905

  • Not on view

This is a portrait of a woman known only as Madeleine, an artist's model and Picasso's lover during his early years in Paris. She appears in certain of his Blue period and Rose period works. This represents the latter, when his compositions became dreamlike and allegorical.

Gallery label from Picasso: Themes and Variations, March 28–September 30, 2010.
Medium
Drypoint
Dimensions
plate: 11 7/16 x 9 13/16" (29.1 x 25 cm); sheet: 18 3/16 x 12 5/8" (46.2 x 32.1 cm)
Publisher
unpublished
Printer
Louis Fort, Paris
Edition
proof before the edition of 250
Credit
Lillie P. Bliss Collection
Object number
94.1934
Copyright
© 2021 Estate of Pablo Picasso / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York
Department
Drawings and Prints
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