Pablo Picasso. The Architect's Table. Paris, early 1912

Pablo Picasso The Architect's Table Paris, early 1912

  • Not on view
Oil on canvas mounted on panel
28 5/8 x 23 1/2" (72.6 x 59.7 cm)
The William S. Paley Collection
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© 2019 Estate of Pablo Picasso / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York
Painting and Sculpture

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1912, Pablo Picasso, Paris.
1912, Galerie Kahnweiler, Paris, acquired from the artist.
1914 - 1946, Gertrude Stein (1874-1946), Paris and San Francisco, purchased from Galerie Kahnweiler.
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 - 1971, William S. Paley (1901-1990), New York, acquired from the Museum of Modern Art Syndicate.
1975, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, acquired as gift from William S. Paley.

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