Pablo Picasso. Landscape. La Rue des Bois or Paris, August or September 1908

Pablo Picasso

Landscape

La Rue des Bois or Paris, August or September 1908

Medium
Oil on canvas
Dimensions
39 5/8 x 32" (100.8 x 81.3 cm)
Credit
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. David Rockefeller
Object number
1413.1974
Copyright
© 2016 Estate of Pablo Picasso / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York
Department
Painting and Sculpture
This work is on view on Floor 5, in a Collection Gallery, with 20 other works online.
Pablo Picasso has 1,238 works online.
There are 2,308 paintings online.
This work is included in the Provenance Research Project, which investigates the ownership history of works in MoMA's collection.
Leo (1872-1947) and Gertrude Stein (1874-1946), Paris, 1908 [1]; Gertrude Stein, Paris and San Francisco, 1913/1914 [2]; Estate of Gertrude Stein (Alice B. Toklas, 1877-1967), 1946 [3]; purchased through the Museum of Modern Art Syndicate by David and Peggy Rockefeller, New York, December 14, 1968 [4]; acquired by The Museum of Modern Art, New York, 1974 (Gift of Mr. and Mrs. David Rockefeller).
[1] The painting appears in a photograph taken at the Stein's apartment at rue de Fleurus, Paris, between summer 1912 and fall 1913, repr. in Janet Bishop, Cécile Debray, and Rebecca A. Rabinow, eds. The Steins Collect: Matisse, Picasso, and the Parisian Avant-Garde. Exh. cat. San Francisco: San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, 2011, p. 368, pl. 353. Owned jointly until 1913/1914.
[2] The painting appears in a photograph of the apartment at rue de Fleurus, Paris, taken after Leo Stein's final departure in April 1914, repr. in Janet Bishop, Cécile Debray, and Rebecca A. Rabinow, eds. The Steins Collect: Matisse, Picasso, and the Parisian Avant-Garde. Exh. cat. San Francisco: San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, 2011, p. 371, pl. 356.
[3] On the Stein Estate, see Edward Burns, "Alica Toklas and the Gertrude Stein Collection, 1946-1967," Janet Bishop, Cécile Debray, and Rebecca A. Rabinow, eds., The Steins Collect: Matisse, Picasso, and the Parisian Avant-Garde. Exh. cat. San Francisco: San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, 2011, pp. 259-265.
[4] See Masterpieces from The David and Peggy Rockefeller Collection: Manet to Picasso, New York: The Museum of Modern Art, 1994, pp. 96-97. Included in the exhibition Four Americans in Paris: The Collections of Gertrude Stein and her Family, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, December 19, 1970-March 1, 1971.

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