Pablo Picasso. Woman with Tambourine (La Femme au tambourin). 1939, published 1943

Pablo Picasso Woman with Tambourine (La Femme au tambourin) 1939, published 1943

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Picasso met Surrealist photographer Dora Maar in the winter of 1935–36 and the two were lovers until the early 1940s, through the turmoil of the Spanish Civil War and the outbreak of World War II. In addition to her involvement in Surrealist circles, Maar was active in leftist political causes. Her volatile personality was well–known; Picasso called her his "weeping woman."

Gallery label from Picasso: Variations and Themes, March 28–September 30, 2010.
Medium
Etching and aquatint
Dimensions
plate: 26 1/4 x 20 3/16" (66.7 x 51.2 cm); sheet: 29 15/16 x 22 1/4" (76 x 56.5 cm)
Publisher
Galerie Louise Leiris, Paris
Printer
Lacourière, Paris
Edition
30
Credit
Acquired through the Lillie P. Bliss Bequest (by exchange)
Object number
165.1945
Copyright
© 2021 Estate of Pablo Picasso / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York
Department
Drawings and Prints

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