Pablo Picasso. Head of a Sleeping Woman (Study for Nude with Drapery). Paris, summer 1907

Pablo Picasso Head of a Sleeping Woman (Study for Nude with Drapery) Paris, summer 1907

  • MoMA, Floor 5, 503 The Alfred H. Barr, Jr. Galleries
Oil on canvas
24 1/4 x 18 3/4" (61.4 x 47.6 cm)
Estate of John Hay Whitney
Object number
© 2019 Estate of Pablo Picasso/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York
Painting and Sculpture

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1907, Pablo Picasso.

? - 1913, Leo Stein (1872-1947) and Gertrude Stein (1874-1946), Paris, acquired from the artist.

1913 - 1946, Gertrude Stein, Paris and San Francisco.

1946 - 1968, Estate of Gertrude Stein, c/o Alice B. Toklas, Paris.

1968, The Museum of Modern Art Syndicate, New York, purchased from the heirs of the Stein estate.

1968 - 1982, John Hay Whitney (1904-1982) and Betsey Maria Cushing Whitney (1908-1998), New York, acquired from the Museum of Modern Art Syndicate.

1982 - 1983, Estate of John Hay Whitney, New York.

1983, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, acquired as gift from the Estate of John Hay Whitney.

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