Pablo Picasso. Old Sculptor at Work II (Vieux sculpteur au travail. II) from the Vollard Suite (Suite Vollard). 1933, published 1939

Pablo Picasso Old Sculptor at Work II (Vieux sculpteur au travail. II) from the Vollard Suite (Suite Vollard) 1933, published 1939

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In the 1930s Picasso made a series of one hundred prints, commissioned by publisher Ambroise Vollard and now known as the Vollard Suite. The series includes prints on various subjects, but the sculptor’s studio is the most prominent. Among these is a group depicting a sculpted head resembling several that Picasso created inspired by his lover, Marie–Thérèse Walter. Many of these etchings include a female figure, also resembling Walter, who served as the artist’s model and muse.

Gallery label from Picasso: Variations and Themes, March 28–September 30, 2010.
Medium
Etching
Dimensions
plate: 10 1/2 x 7 5/8" (26.7 x 19.4 cm); sheet: 17 5/16 x 13 3/8" (44 x 34 cm)
Publisher
Vollard, Paris
Printer
Lacourière, Paris
Edition
260
Credit
Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Fund
Object number
194.1949
Copyright
© 2020 Estate of Pablo Picasso / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York
Series
Vollard Suite (Suite Vollard)
Department
Drawings and Prints
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